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Tigers Baseball Falls Short in Two Games

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

Article by Blake Franklin-

Lexington Tigers baseball was back in action in Milan, Tennessee on Thursday evening, April 7, with a game against the Milan Bulldogs. The Tigers would then head to Medina on Friday night, April 8, 2022, in chilly conditions to take on South Gibson. Lexington was not able to secure a victory in either contest as the Tigers were defeated by both teams.

In the Thursday night game, against the Milan Bulldogs, Lexington was no match for their opponent. The LHS Tigers took an early deficit and did not recover in the game. Lexington was defeated in shutout fashion by a final score of 10-0.

With the Tigers unable to plate any runs in the game, Milan was able to start their scoring with three runs in the first inning and another run in the second. The Bulldogs then scored two more runs in the fourth inning and added four runs in the fifth to seal the victory.

At the plate, Lexington was led by Ryder Blankenship who went 1 for 1. He reached safely on a single. Both Jack Taylor and Noah Wood each went 1 for 2 apiece. Taylor collected a single and Wood recorded a double.

Lexington saw action on the mound by Ryder Blankenship, Jackson Coffman, and Jesse Jeter in the game. Blankenship made the start and pitched four innings. He gave up six runs on seven hits, also recorded two strikeouts. Jackson Coffman pitched a third of an inning and allowed a run. Jesse Jeter also tossed a third of an inning and allowed…

For the complete story, see the April 13th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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