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Early Lead For Westview Seals Fate For LHS Tigers

Lexington High School Tigers Baseball
Photo by: Dan Eason / The Lexington Progress

Article by Blake Franklin-

Last Tuesday, May 3, 2022, Lexington’s Tiger baseball team hit the road to take on the Martin Westview Charger baseball program. With the regular season winding down, the Tigers were trying to put together a performance to grab a much-needed win in the final stages of regular season play. Lexington, unfortunately, took an early deficit in the game and could not recover on the day. Martin Westview would end up taking the win over Lexington High School and handed the Tigers the loss. The final score came to be 6-3.

Lexington wasn’t able to score in their first two innings of play and allowed Martin Westview to post three runs in the bottom of the first inning and one run in the bottom of the second inning. The Tigers answered with two runs in the top of the third inning before allowing the Chargers to score another run in the bottom of the fourth inning. Lexington came back and recorded one run in the top of the fifth inning but allowed another single run to Westview in the bottom of the sixth inning on their way to taking the defeat.

The Tigers used four pitchers in this contest. Jack Taylor made the start for Lexington and only lasted one inning. Taylor gave up three runs on five hits, recording one strikeout along the way. Dakota Wadley tossed two innings for Lexington allowing a run on one hit, to go along with three strikeouts. Owen Foster also hurled two innings of play. He allowed one run, on one hit with a strikeout also. Noah Wood pitched an inning for the Tigers. He gave up one run on…

For the complete story, see the May 11th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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