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Gallia tops Lady Dragons

Jim Walker

PROCTORVILLE — Morgan Fridley tried to make this an extra special senior night.
Friday hit a home run but it wasn’t enough as the Fairland Lady Dragons lost 8-5 to the Ohio Valley Conference leading Gallipolis Blue Angels on Friday.
Fridley — one of two seniors along with Montana Runnels — had a three-run homer and scored two runs in the loss.
Gallipolis led 3-1 after two innings but Fridley’s home run put Fairland up 4-3 in the third.
The Blue Angels got a run in the fourth and sixth to take a 5-4 lead and scored three in the seventh.
Fairland got a run in the bottom of the seventh but it wasn’t enough.
The two teams play at Gallipolis on Monday.
Gallipolis 210 101 3 = 8 7 3
Fairalnd 103 000 1 = 5 4 5
Bailey Meadows and Ryelee Sipple. Adrianna Hoffman and Morgan Fridley. W-Meadows. L-Hoffman. Hitting-Gallia: Ryelee Sipple 2-4, Alex Barnes 2-4, Chasity Adams 3-4 2-3B; FHS: Morgan Fridley 1-3 HR 3-rbi, Holli Leep 2-4, Emily Bowen 1-3 3B.