Walk-Off Home Run Seals Victory for Lady Tigers

Lexington High School Lady Tigers Softball
Photo by: Phil Blakley / The Lexington Progress

Article by Blake Franklin-

Coming down to the wire on Saturday, May 1, the Lady Tigers would not let Dyer County out last them in front of their home fans. The game was tied when Lexington’s Kylie Waldrep would make her way to the plate. She would dig in and focus on the pitch. That’s when the fans erupted as they watched the ball sail over the outfield fence and Waldrep would seal the victory for Lexington as she hit a walk-off home run over Dyer County. The final score of the game was 2-1.

Pitching was strong for both teams in this game. As for Lexington, Cadey McDaniel would throw another impressive performance for her team. McDaniel would get the start for the Lady Tigers as she threw seven innings in the game. She allowed six hits, no walks, and struck out eight batters while only allowing a run. She would be credited with the win.

The lone senior on the team, Lauren Hall, led the way for Lexington. She went 1 for 2 in the win reaching on a single. Shay Hollingsworth, Kyrsten Brown, Kylie Waldrep, and Mykenzi Duke each went 1 for 3 for Lexington. Waldrep would hit the game winning home run and collected an RBI in the process. Duke hit for a double and recorded an RBI. Brown and Hollingsworth both hit for…

For complete coverage, see the May 5th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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