The Pine Tree Lady Cats jumped out to a 4-0 lead after 4 innings and then held on to defeat the Lady Cats’ softball team, 5-3 at Pine Tree Tuesday night.
Pine Tree led 5-1 after five. The Lady Cats managed single runs in the sixth and seventh but it wasn’t enough. The Lady Cats outhit the Lady Pirates 11 to 8. Bailey Haggerty pitched all six innings for the Lady Cats allowing 5 runs on 8 hits and she struck out 6. The Lady Cats committed one error behind her. Leading hitters for the Lady Cats with two hits apiece were Kristen Allen, Jaye Doughtie and Brinklee Driver. Alyssa Abron gor a walk. Hannah Crowson and Driver each had one RBI.
The Lady Cats slip to 2-1 in district play. They are 15-5 for the season. The Lady Cats will play Marshall at home Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Lady Cat Park.