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Lady Tigers, Lady Panthers fall in tourney

Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ Karlee McMackin went 2-2 with a double, a triple and an RBI in a 10-1 tournament loss. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)

Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ Karlee McMackin went 2-2 with a double, a triple and an RBI in a 10-1 tournament loss. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

ROCKSPRINGS — The Meigs Lady Marauders turned back the Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers 10-1 on Tuesday in the Division III sectional tournament.

Tess Phelps went 3-3 with two runs batted in to lead a 12-hit attack for Meigs. Liddy Fish was 2-3 with three RBI and Sadie Fox 2-4 with two RBIs.

Ironton was led by Karlee McMackin who went 2-2 with a double and a triple and drove in the Lady Tigers’ only run. Rebekkah Potter was 2-3 while Taylor Monk, Andi Kratzenberg and Laken White each had a hit.

Ironton’s only run came in the sixth inning when White singled and McMackin tripled her home.

Meigs plays at Wheelersburg on Friday in the sectional finals.

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Meigs 303 022 x = 10 12 1

Erin Wetzel, Kylee Metzger (3) and Saige Fields. Destinee Blackwell and Tess Phelps. W-Blackwell (K-7, BB-3, ER-0). L-Wetzel (IP-2.2, K-2, BB-4, H-8, ER-5, R-6). Metzger (IP-3.1, K-6, BB-4, H-4, R-4, ER-3). 2B-Ironton: Karlee McMackin; Meigs: Liddy Fish, Sadie Fox. 3B-Ironton: Karlee McMackin. Hitting-Ironton: Karlee McMackin 2-2 rbi, Rebekkah Potter 2-3, Taylor Monk 1-4, Andi Kratzenberg 1-4, Laken Whitec1-3; Meigs: Tess Phelps 3-3 rbi-2, Liddy Fish 2-3 rbi-3, Sadie Fox 2-4 rbi-2, Brook Andrus 1-3, Harley Fox 1-4, Allyson Davis 1-3 rbi, Lindsey Patterson 1-4, Ariel Ellis 1-2.

 

River Valley 10

Chesapeake 0

BIDWELL — The River Valley Lady Raiders shut out the Chesapeake Lady Panthers 10-0 in six innings on Tuesday in the Division III sectional tournament.

Noel Mershon pitched a two-hitter for the win. She struck out seven and did not walk a batter.

Jordan Porter and Breanna Skeens were 1-2 for Chesapeake’s two hits.

Chelsey Copley and Ashley Cheesebrew were 2-3 with doubles and Libby Leach 2-4 with a double as the Lady Raiders had 13 hits.

River Valley travels to Fairland on Friday in the sectional finals.

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River Valley 312 022 = 10 13 1

Melanie Noble and Kelsey Huff. Noel Mershon and Libby Leach. 2B-RV: Chelsea Copley, Libby Leach, Ashley Cheesebrew, Amanda Eddy. Hitting-Chesapeake: Jordan Porter 1-2, Breanna Skeens 1-2; RV: Chelsey Copley 2-3, Noel Mershon 1-4, Libby Leach 2-4, Ashley Cheesebrew 2-3, Alexis Hurt 1-4, Bethany Gilbert 2-3, Katie Mares 1-3.