Wallace fires 3-hitter as Lady Fighting Tigers top CG

Published 12:18 am Tuesday, April 16, 2024



COAL GROVE — Braylin Wallace was on top of her game which put the Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers on top of the scoreboard.

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Wallace pitched a 3-hitter with 12 strikeouts and a walk as the Lady Fighting Tigers blanked the Coal Grove Lady Hornets 5-0 in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Monday.

Ironton (9-4, 4-1) wasted little time scoring with 2 runs in the first inning.

Graycie Brammer started the game with a single, Khamil Martin doubled and Aubrey Ferguson singled them home.

The Lady Fighting Tigers got a run in the second when Katelyn Williams got a 2-out double and scored on a hit by Brammer.

Ironton added a pair of insurance runs in the fifth inning.

Martin doubled, stole third and scored on a sacrifice fly by Ferguson. Neal then followed with a line drive home run to left field on an 0-1 pitch to cap Ironton’s fourth straight win.

Shay Collins, Kendall Taylor and Kasey Vanderhoof all went 1-3 for Coal Grove (5-6, 3-1).

Abbie Deeds pitched well in taking the loss as she gave up 10 hits, 5 earned runs with12 strikeouts and no walks.

Ironton     210 020 0 = 5 10 0

Coal Grove 000 000 0 = 0 3 0

Braylin Wallace and Graycie Brammer. Abbie Deeds and Rylie Black. W-Wallace (IP-7.0, H-3, R-0, K-12, BB-1). L-Deeds (IP-7.0, H-10, R-5, ER-5, K-12, BB-0). Hitting-Ironton: Graycie Brammer 2-4 RBI, Khamil Martin 3-4 2-2B, Aubrey Ferguson 3-3 3-RBI 2B, Kenley Neal 1-4 HR RBI, Katelyn Williams 1-3; Coal Grove: Shay Collins 1-3, Kendall Taylor 1-3, Kasey Vanderhoof 1-3.