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Tigers Season Ends with Shutout Loss to Eagles

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

Article by Blake Franklin-

The Lexington Tigers knew they had to win their game against Chester County on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, in order for their season to continue. Lexington realized Chester County would bring everything they had to the game, so the Tigers were in for a fight on the day. LHS held the Eagles at bay for about half the game, before Chester County was able to record runs in the game. Lexington did not have what it took on the day to keep the season alive and ultimately fell to Chester County and ended their baseball season.

With both teams scoreless through the first three and a half innings of play, Chester County took the lead with two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Eagles would add to their lead with another run in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Tigers were not able to score any runs in the top of the seventh inning and took the loss to Chester County, 3-0, which completed the 2022 baseball season for the Lexington High School baseball program.

The Tigers leaned on Ryder Blankenship in the game looking for the win on the day. Blankenship pitched the entire six innings and gave up six hits, accounting for the three runs for Chester County. He also struck out seven batters as he took the…

For complete coverage, see the May 18th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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