Article by Blake Franklin-
The Lexington High School Lady Tigers came into the district tournament with some serious momentum as the team has been rolling with success recently. The Lady Tigers would make their way into Savannah, Tennessee last week to take on Chester County on May 9, and then would face off against McNairy Central the following day, May 10, 2022. The result of both games is something that has been common for the Lady Tigers this season. Lexington won both games to advance to the district championship game.
The Lady Tigers faced off against Chester County first, with the game on Monday, May 9, 2022. This game was more of a closer game than the Lady Tigers had hoped for to start the tournament. Lexington found themselves in an early deficit before coming into form and eventually taking a victory in the game. The final score was 5-3, as the Lady Tigers came back and won the contest.
Chester County scored one run in the top of the first inning and Lexington answered with a run of their own to tie things up in the bottom of the second inning. The Lady Eagles then retook the lead with two runs in the top of the third inning. Both teams went scoreless in the fourth inning and the Lady Tigers made their move to regain the lead in the fifth inning, when Lexington plated three runs. The Lady Tigers added another run in the bottom of the sixth inning for insurance and held on to the lead and victory over Chester County.
Kennedy Brown led the Lady Tigers in this contest by going 3 for 4 in the win, collecting two RBIs. Both Kylie Waldrep and Kyrsten Brown went 2 for 4 each. Madelyn Mooney and Shay Hollingsworth finished 1 for 3 apiece for Lexington. Hollingsworth recorded a double and two RBIs in the victory as well.
Lexington had five stolen bases as a team, with Kyrsten Brown leading the way with…
For complete coverage, see the May 18th edition of The Lexington Progress.