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LHS Lady Tigers Softball Take First Two Games

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

Article by Blake Franklin-

Traveling into Manchester, Tennessee over the past weekend, saw the Lady Tigers in action with two games Friday evening, April 22, 2022. Lexington had their first game against Hazel Green (AL) and then competed with Rockvale to close the evening of games that were played. As the Lady Tigers have been doing all season long, the wins kept gracing those faces of the Lexington High School Lady Tigers. LHS won both games, with a 2-1 victory over Hazel Green and a 9-0 shutout win over Rockvale.

In game one, which was played against Hazel Green, Lexington was in for a low scoring game. The Lady Tigers had to earn what their opponent was giving them. This game was decided by one run, as the final came to be 2-1. The Lady Tigers were the first team to score when they plated a run in the bottom of the second inning. Hazel Green answered immediately with a run in the top of the third inning. Lexington scored the deciding run in the bottom of the fourth inning, as that would be all the team needed for the win.

Kinley Melton led the Lady Tigers as she finished 1 for 1. Cadey McDaniel was 2 for 3 in the game, while recording an RBI. Both Shay Hollingsworth and Mykenzi Duke each finished 1 for 3 for Lexington.

McDaniel and Duke each reached safely on a double in the contest. The team had a total of five stolen bases. Leading the team was Madison Middleton with two stolen bases. Holly Bartholomew, Kylie Waldrep, and Shay Hollingsworth each..

For complete coverage, see the April 27th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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