Lady Tigers Split with Wabash Valley in Home DH

Lady Tigers Split with Wabash Valley in Home DH

Marion, AL. - After a dismal performance in game one of Monday's home doubleheader against Wabash Valley College (L, 0-11), the MMI Lady Tigers regrouped to take a 2-1 victory in game two.

Freshman Lexi McCray started on the mound in game two and worked a complete seven innings.  The game remained scoreless until Marion scored a run in the bottom half of the fourth inning.  Braedyn Ward singled in Morgan Gaither.  The Lady Warriors from Wabash scored one run in the fifth inning on a bases loaded walk. 

The bottom of the seventh inning saw freshman Whitney Edgecomb double off the left field fence with one out.  Yasmin Cottingham walked after fouling off multiple pitches.  Alex Reed flew out to left field and starting pitcher McCray stepped to the plate with two outs.  A double off her bat allowed Edgecomb to score the winning run and give the Lady Tigers their eighth win of the season.

Marion travels to East Central CC Tuesday for a doubleheader.  First pitch is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.

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