Moore fires one-hitter as Lady Tigers get OVC win

Published 2:29 am Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ Keegan Moore fires a pitch. Moore got her fith win with a one-hitter as Ironton blanked Fairland 7-0 on Monday. (Photo By Tim Gearhart)

Jim Walker

PROCTORVILLE — Sometimes, Keegan Moore seems almost unhittable.
Monday was one of those times.
The Ironton junior right-hander gave up just one hit and struck out 17 of the 21 outs as the Lady Fighting Tigers blanked the Fairland Lady Dragons 7-0 in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
Moore also went 2-4 with a double and a home run as Ironton got 9 hits. Holly Dutey was 2-4 with a double.
Breena Reedy had a double in the fifth inning for Fairland’s only hit.
Emily Bowen took the loss as she struck out 4 and walked 2. She was hampered by 5 Fairland errors.
Ironton got what proved to be the only run it needed in the first inning when Kirsten Williams walked and scored on Moore’s double.
The Lady Tigers used a Fairland error to score in the third when Graycie Brammer was safe on an error and courtesy runner Olivia Duncan scored on Kylee Richendollar’s single.
The lead went to 4-0 in the fifth as Moore started the rally with a solo home run. Kiandra Martin doubled and later scored on Kylie Miller’s ground out.
Ironton got 3 runs in the sixth.
Jada Rogers was safe on an error and scored on Brammer’s double. Williams tripled her home and she scored on a single by Richendollar.
Ironton 101 023 0 = 7 9 0
Fairland 000 000 0 = 0 1 5
Keegan Moore and Graycie Brammer. Emily Bowen and Makenna Black. W-Moore (K-17, BB-0). L-Bowen (K-4, BB-1). Hitting-Ironton: Keegan Moore 2-4 2B HR 2-RBI, Graycie Brammer 1-3 2B RBI, Kirsten Williams 1-3 3B RBI, Kiandra Martin 1-3 2B, Holly Dutey 2-4 2B; Fairland: Breena Reedy 1-2 2B.

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