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Lady Fighting Tigers open with 9-7 softball win over Raceland

By JIM WALKER

Tribune Sports Editor

 

RACELAND, Ky. — It’s off to a good start for the Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers.

The Lady Tigers jumped out to a 6-0 lead after three innings and went on to beat the Raceland Lady Rams 9-7 on Saturday to open the softball season.

Rebekkah Potter got the win with 3.2 innings of relief work. She came on during a four-run Raceland fourth inning to retire the side and finished the game.

Ironton had eight hits with Karlie McMackin and Lakin White each going 2-3. Cassey Carmon was 1-2 while Emily Davis, Saige Fields and Potter were 1-3.

Ironton hosts Chesapeake at 5 p.m. Monday.

Ironton 114 012 0 = 9 8 6

Raceland 000 420 1 = 7 11 2

Cassey Carmon, Rebekkah Potter (4) and Saige Fields. Anderson, Diller (4) and Carmon. W-Potter (4-K, 4-BB, 1-HBO, 3.2 IP). Carmon (0-K, 0-BB, 3.1 IP). L-Anderson (3 IP). 2B-Raceland: Carmon, Weaver. Hiting-Ironton: Emily Davis 1-3, Rebekkah Potter 1-3, Karlie McMackin 2-3, Lakin White 2-3, Saige Fields 1-3, Cassey Carmon 1-2; Raceland: Podwavac 2-5, Anderson 1-4, Adkins 1-4, Wilson 1-2, R. Grubb 1-1, Carmon 1-3, Weaver 1-3, Gillium 1-3, Shaffer 2-3.