The Chipola softball team has once again claimed another Panhandle Conference Championship making that a total of nine since Belinda Hendrix took over as Chipola’s head coach. Add to that seven FCCAA Region VIII Championship and two National Titles under the Hendrix reign and it goes without saying Chipola is a dynasty in the softball world.
This year they claim the 2018-19 conference championship and have dominated the diamond. Prior to conference play, they outscored their opponents 235-41 runs while picking up a 25-3 record. They shut out their opponents 12 times, had 17 games end in five innings with one game ending in six innings. The Lady Indians didn’t let up in conference play winning 15 games before they fell short by one run, giving them a 15-1 conference record. They outscored their conference opponents 154-59 with two games ending in five innings. Chipola won a 10-inning match up against Gulf Coast 3-2 to keep their win streak alive at 12 games. The Lady Indians are scheduled to complete conference play Sunday with games at Pensacola Monday, at home Tuesday, on the road Friday before ending at home against Northwest Florida State Sunday at 3 p.m.
Chipola shuts out Tallahassee in game one
The Lady Indians shutout the Tallahassee Lady Eagles 13-0 in game one.
They plated three runs in the first, five in the second, four in the third and one in the fourth inning while outhitting TCC 15-1.
Ally Clegg led her team in hits with four, including two HOMERUNS, five RBIs and four runs scored. Candela Figueroa, Eila Infante, Amy Woodham and Sydney Mclain had two hits each including a HOMERUN by Figueroa. Figueroa added an RBI and three runs scored to her stats. Infante had two runs scored, with Amy Woodham picking up five RBIs. Haley Sandridge, Lauren Finch and Christine Marsland had one hit each. Finch had an RBI and two runs scored, with Sandridge and Marsland scoring one run each. On board with an RBI was Mikayla Lewin.
Amy Woodham went the distance and picked up the win for Chipola. In five innings of work, Woodham allowed no earned runs on one hit, three walks and eight strikeouts.
Lady Indians defeat TCC
The Chipola Lady Indians took a 10-2 win in game two against the Lady Eagles in just five innings.
Chipola scored three runs in the first inning, three in the third, two in the fourth and two in the fifth. The Lady Indians out hit their opponent 9-2.
Leading her team with two homeruns was Ally Clegg and added four RBIs with three runs scored. Tammie Lijbers and Taylor Scala both had two hits each. Lijbers and Scala each scored a run, with Lijbers also picking up an RBI. Lauren Finch, Eila Infante and Amy Woodham each had a hit, with Finch sailing her hit over the fence. Finch and Infante each had an RBI and a run scored. Woodham checked in with two RBIs in game two. Madison Kent scored two runs with Haley Sandridge right behind her with one run scored.
Brianna Bailey went the distance in the circle and picked up the win for the Lady Indians. Bailey gave up two earned runs on two hits, four walks and no strikeouts.
Chipola softball wins again
The Chipola Lady Indians picked up their 15th conference win last week against Northwest. Chipola handed the Lady Raiders a 13-5 loss.
The Lady Indians scored four runs in the first, two in the second, six in the third and one in the fifth. They also out hit Northwest by a slim 10-9.
Sydney Mclain led the team with three hits, including two HOMERUNS, four RBIs and three runs scored. Mikayla Lewin, Candela Figueroa, Haley Sandridge, Ally Clegg, Lauren Finch and Amy Woodham each had a hit, with Lewin sending her hit over the fence for a HOMERUN. Lewin and Figueroa added two RBIs and two runs scored to their stats. Sandridge had a run scored, with Clegg on board with two RBIs and a run scored. Finch and Woodham had a run scored each with Finch picking up an RBI. Eila Infante and Taylor Scala scored one run each.
Amy Woodham was in the circle for Chipola and picked up the win. In five innings, Woodham allowed four earned runs on 10 hits, two walks and sat six batters down on strikes.
Lady Indians drop heartbreaker to Northwest
The Chipola softball team dropped their first conference game last week to Northwest Florida State. The Lady Indians took the slim 13-12 loss, despite out hitting the Lady Raiders 17-14.
Eila Infante led with three hits and three runs scored. Candela Figueroa, Haley Sandridge, Ally Clegg, Mikayla Lewin, Amy Woodham and Sydney Mclain had two hits each, with Figueroa getting the crowd on their feet with a HOMERUN. Figueroa had four RBIs and two runs scored, Haley Sandridge had a run scored, with Ally Clegg scoring three runs. Lewin had three RBIs, Amy Woodham was on board with two RBIs and a run scored. Mclain added an RBI and a run scored to her stats. Lauren Finch and Tammie Lijbers had a hit each, with Finch picking up an RBI. Jadia Jones also had a run scored.
Brianna Bailey started in the circle for Chipola. In three and one-third innings, Bailey gave up four earned runs on nine hits, three walks and four strikeouts. Payton Clark came in for one and two-thirds innings, surrendering five earned runs on four hits, a walk and no strikeouts. Yoshie Omori came in for the last one and one-third innings and allowed one earned run on two hits, no walks and no strikeouts.