Jakaria Byrd would not be denied at the plate when runners were on base on Thursday, driving in four on three hits to lead Homewood Lady Patriots past Mountain Brook 15-3 on Thursday. Byrd drove in runs on a single in the second, a single in the third, and a single in the fourth.
Homewood Lady Patriots tallied seven runs in the fourth inning. Homewood Lady Patriots offense in the inning was led by Abby Brown, Katherine Howell, Narcissa Murray, Byrd, Zoe Couch, and Hannah Gibson, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Couch was in the pitcher’s circle for Homewood Lady Patriots . She surrendered zero runs on one hit over four innings, striking out eight.
Huddle led things off in the circle for Mountain Brook. She went four innings, allowing 15 runs on 13 hits and striking out two.
Homewood Lady Patriots tallied one home run on the day. Couch went yard in the second inning.
Homewood Lady Patriots racked up 13 hits. Byrd, Howell, Couch, and Ella Walker each collected multiple hits for Homewood Lady Patriots . Byrd went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Homewood Lady Patriots in hits. Homewood Lady Patriots stole five bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Byrd led the way with two.