Moore, Sorbilli spark Lady Tigers to 4-3 win

Published 1:31 am Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ Bella Sorbilli (12) connects for a 2-run homer run that helped give her team a 4-3 win over the Fairland Lady Dragons on Monday. (Josh Wilson Photography/facebook)

By Jim Walker

Keegan Moore was firing constant shots on the mound, but Bella Sorbilli and Emily Weber had the shots heard round the world.

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Keegan Moore threw 81 pitches of which 67 were strikes. 11 strikeouts, did not issue a walk and 2 of the 3 runs she allowed were earned.

Fairland’s Kaylee Salyer threw 101 pitches and 73 were for strikes. She fanned 11, walked 2 and 2 of the 4 runs were earned.

Fairland took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning.

Ironton rallied with 4 runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the lead and held off a Fairland rally in the seventh.

Emily Weber delivered a 2-run single to put Ironton up 2-1 and Bella Sorbilli drilled a 2-run home run give the Lady Fighting Tigers what proved to be the winning runs and a 4-1 lead.

Fairland rallied for 2 runs in the top of the seventh, but the rally fell short.

Weber went 3-for-4 with 2 runs batted in. Keegan Moore was 2-4 while Jada Rogers was 1-4 and Sorbilli 1-3 with the home run and 2 RBI.

Salyer was 2-4, Makena Black 2-3 and an RBI, Katie Pruitt 1-3 with a triple.

Fairland 000 100 2 = 3 8 3

Ironto 000 004 x = 4 7 0

Kaylee Salyer and Makena Black. Keegan Moore and Graycie Brammer. W-Moore ((IP-6.0, H-8, R-3, ER-2, K-11). L-Salyer (IP-6.0, H-7, R-4, ER-2, K-11, BB-2). Hitting-FHS: Kaylee Salyer 2-4, Katie Pruitt 1-3 3B, Ally Shepherd 1-3, M McKinley 1-3 RBI, Makena Black 2-3 RBI; Ironton: Jada Rogers 1-4, Emily Weber 3-4 2-RBI, K Moore 2-4, Bella Sorbilli 1-3 HR 2-RBI.