Article by Blake Franklin-
With inclement weather due to rain in the area last week, the start of district tournament play for the Lexington High School Tigers baseball team was pushed back. The Tigers got started in tournament play this past Saturday, May 7, 2022, as they took on Hardin County High School in Savannah, Tennessee. Lexington was looking for a win and to stay in the winner’s bracket side of things, but Hardin County had other plans. The Tigers were defeated in Savannah, Tennessee by Hardin County with a final score of 4-2.
The game was started with neither team scoring in the first inning. Hardin County then posted one run in the bottom of the second inning and another two runs in the bottom of the third inning to take an early lead. Hardin County added to their lead with one run in the bottom of the fifth inning of play. Lexington tried to mount a comeback in the top of the seventh inning, scoring two runs, but that is all the team could post to the scoreboard and took the loss.
Owen Foster led Lexington at the plate in the game. He finished 2 for 4 in the loss. Foster recorded two singles. Three Tiger teammates went 1 for 3 against Hardin County. Those players were Patton Meyer, Harley Allen, and Max Greenway. All three players reached base safely on…
For the complete story, see the May 11th edition of The Lexington Progress.