JENSEN BEACH, Fla. — The Chocowinity Nutrien 16U softball team completed pool play at the 16U Babe Ruth Softball World Series with two wins on Friday. The team will begin bracket play on Saturday.
Chocowinity currently ranks second overall with just one loss in pool play. South Texas leads the overall field at 5-0. Nutrien won its district and state title earlier this month and was invited to play in the World Series as the Southeast representative.
Chocowinity beat Buena Vista, 15-1 on Wednesday before falling to South Texas, 11-6, later in the day. Chocowinity bounced back with wins over Wisconsin Fast Pitch (7-4) on Thursday along with wins Friday over Argyle Lady Outlaws (6-1) and The Base (9-0).
Chocowinity’s game Saturday is at 2 p.m.
Below are game reports from GameChanger.com.
Nutrien Defeats The Base In Shutout
Chocowinity Nutrien secured the victory thanks to five runs in the third inning. Chocowinity Nutrien batters contributing to the big inning included Londyn Keech, Isabella Boykin, and Hannah Black, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Keech pitched Chocowinity Nutrien to victory. The pitcher allowed one hit and zero runs over four innings, striking out six. Peyton Lane and Kelsey Roach entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Chocowinity Nutrien tallied nine hits in the game. Jaden Clark and Jorden Clark all managed multiple hits for Chocowinity Nutrien. Clark and Clark each managed two hits to lead Chocowinity Nutrien. Chocowinity Nutrien stole nine bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Taylor Willard led the way with two.
Chocowinity Nutrien tops Argyle Lady Outlaws, 6-1
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