On the softball diamond, Battery Creek survived in the Class 2-A, District 5 Playoffs on Monday, May 5, outlasting visiting Edisto 13-12 in nine innings.
In the circle, Battery Creek pitcher Kyleigh Peeples posted the win. Peeples recorded six strikeouts in nine innings for the Dolphins. The Battery Creek pitcher allowed 14 hits and two walks.
Edisto pitcher Kayla Phillips suffered the loss. Phillips fanned four in the setback. The Edisto hurler walked one and hit five in the postseason matchup.
Battery Creek edged Edisto 4-3 in the ninth inning to earn the win.
The Dolphins plated 13 runs on as many hits.
Edisto scored 12 runs on 14 hits in the setback.
Offensively for Battery Creek, Jessica Shipley and Michaux Gee each had three hits. Contributing at the plate for Battery Creek, Julianne Greer went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for the Dolphins.
Battery Creek notched its second win over Edisto. The Dolphins defeated Edisto 4-1 in the opening game.
Taylor Proctor went 4-for-5 with a home run and six RBIs for Edisto in the loss.
The two high school softball squads combined for nine errors. Edisto committed six errors in the loss.