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Lady Knights split district games

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By Jesse Osbourne

The Marion County High School softball team had an up and down week last week, dropping a game to district opponent Adair County but knocking off district power Taylor County at Taylor.

The Lady Knights continue their anomaly of a season, having won all of their road games and none of their home games. After this week, the Lady Knights improved to 8-4.

Green County 5, Marion County 4

The Lady Knights lost yet another heart-breaker at home on Thursday.

Marion County started strong, jumping out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning on wild pitching and defensive errors by Green County.

The Lady Dragons would settle down and hold the Lady Knights in check while they played catch up in the top of the fifth inning by bringing three runs across on two consecutive errors by the Lady Knights.

The Lady Knights stalled on offense but Green County used the momentum and pulled away with two runs in the top of the seventh.

Coco May led the Lady Knights off with a single to open the bottom of the seventh and would later come in to score and cut the Green County lead to one. Tiffany Sapp reached base on a single and later stole second but would be left stranded as the tying run as the Lady Knights couldn't hang on.

Ashley Walls took the loss from the mound while pitching two innings and giving up two runs.

R H E

Green 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 5 5 1

Marion 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 3

Marion County 7, Taylor County 4

The Lady Knights came away with a huge district win over powerhouse Taylor County at Taylor County on Tuesday of last week.

Marion County scored all of their runs in the fourth and fifth innings and would survive a late rally by Taylor County in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Ashley Walls took the win from the mound while pitching a complete game and giving up five hits.

Emily Fenwick continued her hitting streak, nabbing two singles in four appearances.

Ann Morgan Reynolds batted in three runs while Evan Thompson had two RBI and a double in the fourth inning.

R H E

Marion 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 7 9 0

Taylor 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 5 2

Adair County 10, Marion County 3

The Lady Knights only managed two hits against Adair County while the Lady Indians pounded Allye Hamilton for 13 hits and 10 runs on Monday of last week.

Emily Fenwick's double in the seventh inning would be the only offensive highlight for the Lady Knights and it was too late.

Marion County stayed within striking distance for most of the game until Adair blew the game open in the top of the seventh inning with a six run outburst that would finish off the Lady Knights.

The Lady Knights committed only one error but Adair was too much at the plate.

R H E

Adair 0 0 1 0 2 0 6 10 13 3

Marion 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 2 1

The Lady Knights continue their season this week. They host LaRue County on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. They host Bardstown on Friday at 5:30 p.m. Monday they host Taylor County at 5:30 p.m. On Tuesday they travel to Campbellsville to face the Lady Eagles at 5:30 p.m.