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Lady Dragons rally by Portsmouth, 9-8

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

PORTSMOUTH — The Fairland Lady Dragons just kept battling.
The Lady Dragons fell behind 5-1 early but rallied to beat the Portsmouth Lady Trojans 9-8 in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Thursday.
The Lady Dragons second win overall and in the OVC came after they fell behind 5-1 in the first inning.
Fairland then scored four runs in the fifth and sixth innings to lead 9-5.
Portsmouth tried to rally with three runs in the bottom of the seventh only to fall short.
Erin Rowe was 2-3 to lead the offense. Libby Judge was 1-3 with a double and two runs batted in.
Fairland hosts Coal Grove on Friday.
Fairland 100 044 0 = 9 5 4
Portsmouth 500 000 3 = 8 4 5
Adrianna Hoffman and Morgan Fridley. Kylee Montgomery and Jacqueline Bautista. W-Hoffman. L-Montgomery. Hitting-FHS: Adrianna Hoffman 1-4, Morgan Fridley 1-3 2B rbi; PHS: Jacqueline Bautista 2-3 3B, Kylee Montgomery 2-4; FHS: Adrianna Hoffman 1-4 2-r, Morgan Fridley 1-3 2B rbi 2-r, Erin Rowe 2-3 r, Libby Judge 1-3 2B 2-rbi, Emily Bowen rbi, Rileigh Adkins rbi.