Lady Falcons pick up three victories
Lincoln County’s Miller Baggett beat out this bunt and advanced the runner in the ladies’ 5-2 win over the Lady Wildcats Sunday.
Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcons picked up two District 8-AAA wins last week and won on the road at Warren County.
Currently, the ladies are 3-1 in district play and 21-9 overall.
Sunday, the ladies had a make-up game with Tullahoma. It was their “Pink Out” game, and Martha Jo McCulloch, just recently diagnosed with cancer and mother of Lady Falcon Hannah McCulloch, threw out the first pitch. The ladies finished with the win, 5-2.
Runs for Lincoln County came 3 in the first and 2 in the fifth.
Tullahoma added 1 to the board in the second and 1 in the seventh.
Taylor Boyett went the distance, giving up 2 runs, 1 earned, off 5 hits and 2 walks with 7 strikeouts.
Riley O’Neal had two singles for the Lady Falcons. Taylor Ferguson had a double. Taylor Boyett, Baylee Hammons, Miller Baggett, and Holly Gray had singles.
Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcon softball team wore hot pink in Sunday’s game at home against Tullahoma, bringing awareness to breast cancer. Martha Jo McCulloch, recently diagnosed with cancer and mother of Lady Falcon Hannah McCulloch, threw out the first pitch.
Friday, the ladies traveled to Warren County for an out-of-district afternoon game and finished with the win, 10-4.
LCHS gave up three runs in the first but came back scoring 5 in the second, 1 in the fourth and 4 in the sixth. The Lady Pioneers’ final run came in the seventh.
Lauren Hunter got the start but control problems brought in Boyett who gave up 1 run off 4 hits, 2 walks and 6 strikeouts.
The ladies generated 15 hits with Ferguson having 2 singles and a double; Baggett, 3 singles; Hunter, double and triple; O’Neal, single and double, Boyett, Hammons, Gray and Brantley doubled; and Shelton singled.
On Monday of last week, the ladies came from behind and hung on for a 3-2 win over Franklin County.
The ladies picked up one run in the first when Hunter ripped a double, then scoring when Boyett followed with a single.
But, the Lady Rebs added two to the board in the top of the third, taking the lead, 2-1.
In the bottom half of the inning, Boyett and Ferguson both singled. Baylee Hammons reached on an error. Gus Brantley, designated runner for Boyett, scored on a passed ball from third, knotting it at 2-2. From that point, the ladies left the ducks on the pond.
In the bottom of the fourth, Traci Shelton scored from second on a single by Ferguson for the go-ahead run, up 3-2.
In the top of the seventh after a strikeout by Boyett, the Lady Rebels got the tying run on base with an error. But, the ladies kept the ball in the infield for the final two outs to finish with the win.
Boyett went the distance, giving up 2 runs, 1 earned, off 5 hits, 2 walks and 6 strikeouts.
The ladies had 8 hits with Boyett and Ferguson both with singles; Hunter and Lauren Reese doubled; and Shelton and O’Neal had singles.
For their next action, the Lady Falcons were to travel to Columbia on Monday, Tullahoma on Thursday, then play in a tournament in Franklin Friday and Saturday.