The Chincoteague Lady Ponies softball team defeated the Arcadia Firebirds by a score of 8 to 6. The Lady Ponies finish the season with a record of 5-3 and the Firebirds finish the regular season with a record of 6-2.
The Lady Ponies got on the board first with a solo home run by Emma Jackson. The Ponies would then score 2 runs in the 2nd inning, 1 run in the 3rd inning, and 2 runs in the 4th inning to make the score 6-0 going into the 5th inning. The Firebirds would score 1 run in the top of the 5th to make the score 6-1. The Ponies responded with 2 more in the bottom of the 6th inning. THe Firebirds tried for a comeback but could only score 5 runs to make the final score of 8-6.
Alex McComb started on the mound for the Lady Ponies and got the win. She pitched 7 innings, gave up 6 hits, walked 4 and struck out 5.
Offensively, the Lady Ponies were led by Emma Jackson, who went 4-4 with 2 homeruns and 1 double. Liily Mathews had 2 hits. Sara Godwin, Alex McComb, Marley Katsetos, Lola Watson, D Jimmo, and IIsabella Custer each had 1 hit.
Sydney Jester started on the mound for the Firebirds and took the loss. Skylar Stapleton had 2 hits with one being a 3 run homer.
Skylar Stapleton had 2 hits, including a 3 run homer. Haylie McDonal, Hannah Parks, and Bella Williams each had hits.