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The FDA Lady Eagles had a busy week of competition and now are 13-10 on the season. Beginning with Escambia at home on Tuesday, March 27, the Eagles earned a much needed win 4-1.
Standout players for the game were Cahley Acreman who scored 2 runs, Anna Blake Langford with 2 RBI’s and Megan Phelps who matched Langford’s performance. Alex Little was the winning pitcher, hurling 4 innings and giving up 1 unearned run.
Head Coach Josh Ritter said, “This game helped us gain some confidence defensively. I believe we pitched really well and the girls were very tough on defense and were able to get hits when we needed them.”
On Thursday, March 30 the Lady Eagles traveled north up I-65 and were set back by Hooper Academy. In a double header, the Hooper Colts took both games from FDA. In the first game, Hooper squeaked by the Eagles 2-1 with the only score by the Eagles coming off sacrifice fly by Shelby Vickery.
In the second game of the evening, the Colts took charge and beat the Eagles soundly 15-5.
The last game of the busy week for FDA was played at home against Lowndes Academy. Early in the game it looked like the Eagles were in command, but Lowndes fought for the comeback and win 13-9.