Trigg falls 10-0 to Lyon in District Softball Tourney
by Scott Brown, Sports Editor Email Scott
May 25, 2005 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Lyon County ended Trigg County’s softball season with a 10-0 win in the semifinals of the Fifth District Softball Tournament Monday at the Complex.

Lyon County jumped out to a 3-0 lead on four hits – three of which never left the infield.

The big hit was a double to left field to Brittany Brown that plated Heather Norman and Brittany Brown, who had reached on infield singles.

Lyon County added five more runs in the second inning on just three hits, three walks, and a couple of errors to extend their lead to 8-0.

They tacked on a run in the third and one more in the fifth to end the game.

Trigg’s best chance to score was in the fourth inning when Crenshaw reached on an error and stole second base. Megan Francis grounded out, and Crenshaw was out at home plate trying to score.

Crenshaw was the only Lady Wildcat to reach base in the game as Villines pitched a no-hitter and struck out nine.

Trigg County’s season comes to an end with a record of 9-17.

In the other semifinal, Livingston Central beat Caldwell County 7-2 and ended the Lady Tigers’ streak of ten consecutive appearances in the district championship game.

Lyon County and Livingston were scheduled to meet in the district title game Tuesday.

Trigg County moved into the semifinals with an 11-1 win over Crittenden County in the opener.

The Lady Wildcats scored in every inning and held the Lady Rockets to one unearned run on just one hit in beating them for the fourth time this season.

The game marked the return of senior pitcher Ashley Adams, struck out seven in five innings. Of her 65 pitches thrown, 40 were strikes.

Trigg County jumped ahead with two runs in each of the first two innings.

Felicia Crenshaw walked and stole second base. She came around to score when Megan Francis reached on an error. Francis would score on an RBI single by Hayla Frye.

In the second inning, Kalesha Williams reached base on a fielder’s choice and scored on a Francis single. Crenshaw would walk, steal another base and score on an error for a 4-0 Lady Wildcat lead.

Trigg County broke the game open with four runs in the third inning, taking advantage of four walks and a single.

Williams had an RBI single and Crenshaw drove in a run with a groundout.

Crittenden County (2-21) scored their lone run in the fourth inning when Jessica Gatten made a trip around the base paths on a series of three errors by the Lady Wildcats.

Trigg tacked on the deciding three runs in their half of the fourth inning. Dakota Littlejohn led off with a single and scored on a single by Crenshaw.

Kayla Joiner then drove in two runs with a single of her own for the final 11-1 score.

Trigg only had six hits in the game by six different players, but were the recipients of seven walks and three hit batters.

It was the fourth time in the past five years that Trigg County has beaten Crittenden County in the first round of the district tournament.
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