The Lady Tigers suffered their first loss of the year to Webster County in only the second game of the season. The Lady Tigers settled the score with a 5-2 win over the Lady Trojans on Friday, May 5 on their home turf in Dixon.
Caldwell County surged to a 4-0 lead after heavy hitting in the top of the second inning when Alicia Stanley kicked things off with a solo home run. Maci Tyler’s sacrifice hit to first plated Adley Lewis, which was followed by Rylee Thompson’s RBI single that knocked in Presley McKinney. Seventh-grader Daelen Kizzee finished out the scoring on AJ Hollowell’s sacrifice fly to left.
Mallory Leath’s double gave the Lady Trojans a run in the bottom of the fourth, making it 4-1.
The score held until the top of the seventh when Brylee Butts hit a solo home run. Caldwell County loaded the bases after Presley McKinney was intentionally walked with two outs. Webster County’s plan worked and the force out at second ended the Lady Tigers’ chances of adding insurance runs before Webster County’s last at bat.
With two outs on the board, Webster County managed to score one more run due to a Caldwell County error before Hollowell snagged Jenna Shelley’s potential tie ball to center with runners on second and third.
Jackie Farmer claimed the win, throwing seven innings and allowing one earned run on two hits while striking out two.
Lewis led the Caldwell County offense and went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double scoring one run.