ENTERPRISE - West Union dropped their opener in the 1A softball playoff with Hamilton as the Eagles fell by a 4-2 decision.
Hamilton struck in the top of the first as Madison Evans reached on an infield single and later scored on an error.
West Union came back to tie it as Annie Orman blasted a solo home run that traveled over 225 feet. Orman would never be allowed to bat again after that due to Hamilton intentionally walking her the rest of the game.
Hamilton took a 2-1 lead in the second as Mollie Cockerham reached on an error and later scored on a RBI groundout by Abigail Gill.
The Lady Eagles came back to knot the score at 2-2 after Parker Gates reach on an error, moved to second on Sophie Hooker's single and later scored on a passed ball.
Hamilton scored single runs in both the third and fourth innings as the Lady Eagles aided the cause with an error for a 4-2 deficit.
West Union threatened in the bottom of the seventh as Emma Callicutt singled with out one. Eden Conlee followed with a grounder to short which resulted in a fielder's choice 6-4 putout at second of Callicutt when it appeared that she had reached the bag before the throw.
Orman was intentionally walked to put runners at first and second, but a popup to the pitcher ended the game.
Emma Callicutt held the Lady Lions to five hits, but four critical errors hurt West Union. Only two of the four Hamilton runs were earned. Callicutt struck out three and walked one.
Hooker led the Lady Eagles at the plate, going 2 for 3 including a double.
Hamilton 15, West Union 9 (Game 2)
West Union traveled to Hamilton on Saturday and saw their playoff run come to an end after winning the previous two series 2-1. Hamilton advanced to play Myrtle after taking the contest by a 15-9 final.
Emma Callicutt went 2 for 4 with two RBI to lead the Lady Eagles at the plate. Mackenzie Morris also went 2 for 4 and Annie Orman was 2 for 2.
Parker Gates hit a double and drove in two runs for West Union.