Article by Blake Franklin-
Last Thursday evening, the Scotts Hill High School Lady Lions softball team made their way to Bolivar to face the Lady Tigers softball program of Bolivar Central High School. Scotts Hill started out with an early lead and hoped to finish things off with a win on the night, but Bolivar had other plans. Errors played a big role in the Lady Lions being able to keep up with their opponent, as Scotts Hill committed five errors in the game. In the end, it would be the Bolivar Central softball program taking the win over Scotts Hill. The final score came to 9-2, as the Lady Lions took the defeat.
Scotts Hill got the early lead in the game by scoring one run in the top of the first inning. Bolivar tied things up with a run of their own in the bottom of the second inning and then added another three runs in the bottom of the third inning, with one run plated in the bottom of the fifth inning. Securing the victory, Bolivar scored four runs to top things off in the bottom of the sixth inning of play. The Lady Lions would add one run in the top of the seventh inning, as they went on their way to taking the loss.
Starting the game in the circle for the Lady Lions was Sydney French. She pitched two and two-thirds innings allowing one hit and four runs. French also collected two strikeouts in the game, as well. Karley Bedwell came on in relief and tossed three and a third innings. Bedwell allowed…
For complete coverage, see the April 20th edition of The Lexington Progress.