The Lady Cats’ softball team used two big innings and the solid pitching of Bailey Haggerty to defeat Marshall, 7-1 at Lady Cat Park Tuesday evening.
The Lady Cats broke a scoreless tie with a three-run fourth inning and then added four more runs in the bottom of the sixth to increase their lead to 7-1. The Lady Cats had ten hits. Haggerty allowed only one earned run and three hits over seven innings while striking out 7 and walking none. Haggerty threw 87 pitches and 60 of those were strikes. Brinklee Driver led the hit parade for the Lady Cats going 1 for 3 with a single and two RBIs. Alli Fite was 3 for 4 with a double. Kelsey Wallace was 2 for 3 with an RBI, a walk and a stolen base. Sadie Stroud was 1 for 3 with an RBI, a single and a walk. Nylah Lindley was 1 for 3 with an RBI and two runs scored. Macee Hollins scored two runs and drew a walk. Alyssa Abron and Sierra Smith also had hits. Kate Womack scored a run.
With the win, the first place Lady Cats improved their district record to 9-1. Their season mark is now 22-5. The Lady Cats travel to Texarkana Friday evening to play Texas High.