Western tops Lady ’Cats
By JIM WALKER
Tribune Sports Editor
LATHAM — The Green Lady Bobcats couldn’t keep it together, but the Western Lady Indians could.
Western bunched its nine hits and beat the Lady Bobcats 8-3 on Monday in a Southern Ohio Conference game.
“They put their hits together and we didn’t hit with runners in scoring position,” said Green coach Dale Royse.
Green (8-12, 5-5) had just five hits with Kayla McCallister going 2-4 but was unable to capitalize on seven walks.
Western took a 1-0 lead in the second but Green grabbed the lead with two runs in the top of the third.
Sammi Crisp and Jenna Crawford walked, Erin Imes hit into a fielder’s choice and McCallister had a two-run single.
The Indians got two runs back in the bottom of the inning and Green tied the game with a run in the fourth.
Kaitlin Hodson was hit by a pitch, went to second on a passed ball and scored on Crawford’s base hit.
But Western got two runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth.
Green 002 100 0 = 3 5 3
Western 012 023 x = 8 9 0
Jenna Crawford and Erin Imes. Lexi Coulson and Kala Hall. W-Colson (K-6, BB-7). L-Crawford (K-7, BB-3). 2B-Western: Lexi Coulson. HR-Western: Kala Hall. Hitting-Green: Micah Lewis 1-4, Jenna Crawford 1-4, Kayla McCallister 2-4, Krashawna Jones 1-3; Western: Kelly Jenkins 1-3, Lexi Coulson 2-3, Halee Leeth 1-4, Kala Hall 3-4, Woods 1-3, Kearstin Carroll 1-4.
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