Article by Kortney Mallard-
Last Saturday, Lexington traveled to Savannah to participate in a play day. The Lady Tigers played five games, starting at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 7:00 p.m. In the first game, Lexington played Hardin County and won the game, 12-1. The Lady Tigers took an early lead in the first inning. Kyrsten Brown reached first on an error. Lauren Hall had a base hit, and Kennedy Brown reached first base on an error. With the bases loaded, Mary Mallette Taylor hit a grand slam, giving the Lady Tigers a 4-0 lead. Morgan Russell followed with a base hit and was batted in with a double by Jacy Weaver. Weaver then scored on an error, giving Lexington a 6-0 lead going into the bottom of the first inning. The Lady Tigers also scored six runs in the third inning. Lexington’s offense in the inning came from a single by Mary Mallette Taylor, who scored on a two-run home run by Morgan Russell. Jacy Weaver had a single and scored off a triple by Mykenzi Duke. Summer Foley and Jadyn Yarbro each hit a single and were both batted in, bringing the final score to 12-1. Jacy Weaver was the winning pitcher for Lexington. Weaver pitched four innings, allowing only two hits and one run while striking out…
For complete coverage, see the March 11th edition of The Lexington Progress.