Lady Tigers get win over Lady Knights, drop heartbreaker

 

Fayetteville High School’s Lady Tigers got a win last week over the Lady Knights from Riverside, but dropped a heartbreaker on the road at Eagleville.

FHS had close games versus Huntland’s Lady Hornets last week, but fell just short.

On Monday, the Lady Tigers fell 3-8 to Huntland. MaKenna Beck had 2 singles on the night, while Tyra Haston had a single and double. Lauren Pettie, Sierra Mitchell and Brianna Posey added singles.

Later in the week, FHS faced off against the Lady Hornets again, and despite an 11-hit night, including a homer by Tyra Haston, the Lady Tigers took the loss, 5-8. Sierra Mitchell had 3 hits on the night, while Tyra Haston and Julia Dodson had 2 each. Alexa Bryan doubled. Also collecting hits were MaKenna Beck, Lauren Pettie and Julia Cox.

The Lady Tigers saw the ball well against the Lady Knights, racking up 17 hits on the night in the 16-7 victory. Emma Frame had a big night at the plate, getting 4 hits in 4 at bats – a double in the third, single in the fourth, double in the sixth and single in the seventh. Lauren Pettie collected 3 singles and 1 triple. Hits also came from Kamijah Hockett, Kinsley Bryan, Hailey Hill, Bryson and Mastin.

Thursday’s game against Eagleville was a heartbreaker for the Lady Tigers, as they lost the lead late in a 4-3 defeat, despite out-hitting Eagleville 9 to 7. MaKenna Beck, Sierra Mitchell and Tyra Haston all had multiple hits, with Beck going 3 for 4 at the plate to lead the ladies. Julia Dodson and Julia Cox each added a single.

Gabbey Flynt struck out 11 batters over 9 innings.

Next up, the Lady Tigers host Cascade on Tuesday at 6 p.m., at Don Davidson Park.

By the numbers

Tigers vs. Huntland

By Inning: FHS, 1, 0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0 (final, 3); Huntland, 1, 1, 0, 2, 1, 0, 3 (final, 8).

At the Plate: MaKenna Beck, 2 singles; Lauren Pettie single; Sierra Mitchell, single; Tyra Haston, single and double; Brianna Posey, single.

On the Mound: Kinsley Bryan, 6 and 1/3 innings, 8 hits, 8 runs, 2 walks, 0 strikeouts; Brianna Posey, 2/3 inning, 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 walks, 0 strikeouts.

Errors: FHS, 4; Huntland, 3.

Tigers vs. Riverside

By Inning: FHS, 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 6, 1 (final, 16); RCA, 0, 0, 4, 0, 1, 0, 2 (final, 7).

At the Plate: Kamijah Hockett, 2 singles; Lauren Pettie, 3 singles, 1 triple; Kinsley Bryan, single and double; Emma Frame, 2 singles, 2 doubles; Hailey Hill, single; Bryson, single and triple; Mastin, 2 singles.

On the Mound: Brianna Posey, 4 innings, 5 hits, 4 runs, 3 walks, 3 strikeouts; Kinsley Bryan, 3 innings, 3 hits, 3 runs, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts.

Errors: FHS, 2; RCA, 2.

Tigers vs. Huntland

By Inning: FHS, 3, 0, 1, 0, 1, 0, 0 (final, 5); Huntland, 3, 2, 1, 0, 2, 0 (final, 8).

At the Plate: MaKenna Beck, single; Lauren Pettie, single; Sierra Mitchell, 3 singles; Tyra Haston, single and homerun; Julia Cox, single; Julia Dodson, 2 singles; Alexa Bryan, double.

On the Mound: MaKenna Beck, 6 innings, 12 hits, 8 runs, 3 walks, 1 strikeout.

Errors: FHS, 4; Huntland, 0.

Tigers vs. Eagleville

By Inning: FHS, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 0 (final, 3); Eagleville, 0, 0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 1 (final, 4).

At the Plate: Sierra Mitchell, single and double; MaKenna Beck, 2 singles, 1 triple; Tyra Haston, 2 singles; Julia Dodson, 1 single; Julia Cox, 1 single.

On the Mound: Gabbey Flynt, 9 innings, 7 hits, 4 runs, 2 walks, 11 strikeouts.

Errors: FHS, 1; Eagleville, 2.