Bailey Morris

Huntland's Bailey Morris winds up for a pitch during a game Tuesday against Moore County Middle School. Morris allowed just three hits and one run in four innings of work in the 16-1 win.

The Huntland Middle School Lady Hornets beat the Moore County Raiderettes 16-1 at home Tuesday in their first game of the season.

The Lady Hornets dominated the matchup from beginning to end as they won via the mercy rule after just four innings of play.

The Raiderettes struck first by scoring a run with a two-out double in the top of the first.

The Lady Hornets responded quickly with a seven-run first inning as they sent 10 batters to the plate for the frame.

The Lady Hornets added a few more runs to their advantage in the bottom of the second. Hazel Reed hit an RBI single for one run and another two runners came across on a wild pitch and a throwing error to make it 10-1.

The Lady Hornets continued their fast scoring pace in the third inning with Camrin Davis plating two runs with a single before later coming around to score on a wild pitch. Jocy May also scored on a wild pitch in the frame to make it 15-1.

An error on a ball hit by Davis in the bottom of the fourth would give the Lady Hornets their last run of the day as they won by 15.

Bailey Morris got the win on the mound for the Lady Hornets with just three hits and one run allowed in her four innings of work.

With the win, the Lady Hornets started their season with a record of 1-0.

They will next play Thursday at Westwood Middle School. First pitch is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.