Moore, Wallace spark Lady Tigers win

Published 9:41 pm Wednesday, April 19, 2023

By Jim Walker

This one was about pitching and power.

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Braylin Wallace supplied the pitching and Katelyn Moore provided the power as the Ironton Fighting Tigers blanked the Coal Grove Lady Hornets 10-0 in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Wednesday.

Wallace gave up only 2 hits, struck out 6 and walked one to get the win while Moore was 2-3 with a double and a home run and drove in 4 runs.

Ironton (9-5, 5-3) got the only run it needed in the second inning when Aubrey Ferguson walked and Moore hit a 2-out double.

The Lady Fighting Tigers finished off the game with a 9-run fourth inning.

Emily Weber singled, Ferguson walked and Bella Sorbilli had an RBI single.

With one out, Moore unloaded a 3-run home run and it was 5-0.

Two more runs scored as Aubry Shavers doubled and Katelyn Williams and Graycie Brammer hit back-to-back RBI doubles.

Khalil Martin walked and Weber had an RBI single. Ferguson singled in another run and Sorbilli and Wallace walked to force home the final run.

Weber went 2-2 with an RBI, Ferguson 1-1 and an RBI, Sorbillia 1-2 with an RBIm Shavers 1-3 and Williams 1-2 with a double and an RBI.

Rylee Black went 2-2 to account for the Lady Hornets offense.

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Abbie Deeds and Rylee Black. Braylin Wallace and Graycie Brammer. W-Wallace (IP-5.0, H-2, R-0, K-6, BB-1, HBP-1). L-Deeds (IP-4.0, H-9, R-10, ER-9, K-8, BB-5). Hitting-Coal Grove: Rylee Black 2-2; Ironton: Graycie Brammer 1-3 2B RBI, Emily Weber 2-3 RBI, Aubrey Ferguson 1-1 RBI, Bella Sorbilli 1-2 RBI, Katelyn Moore 2-3 2B HR 4-RBI, Aubry Shavers 1-3 2B, Katelyn Williams 1-2 2B RBI.