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MCHS Softball has tough week in 9AA Competition


This past week the MCHS Tigerette Softball team faced four different district 9AA opponents. The contests didn’t all turn out in Macon’s favor.

On Monday the 15th, the Tigerettes traveled to face the Lady Blue Devils of White House. The Tigerettes defeated White House 9-3 back in the middle of March. The Tigerettes jumped out early to a 4 run lead in the first inning but would fall behind 4-5 after five. They score 3 more in the fifth and 3 in the sixth and hold on to defeat the Lady Blue Devils by a final score of 10-9.

Kaitlyn Main has a big day, going 3 for 4 with 3 RBIs. Becca Ballou went 2 for 5 and collected one RBI and scored two runs. Brandi Garmon and Sara Kittrell also had two RBIs apiece.

On Tuesday the 16th, Macon would travel to Goodpasture. In Lafayette the Lady Cougars pulled out a close 3-1 victory earlier in the season. This game was tied after 4 ½ innings but Goodpasture scored two in the bottom of the 5th and seven in the bottom of the 6th to put the game out of reach. Final score MCHS 2 Goodpasture 10.

Becca Ballou went 3 for 3 and scored one run. Clara Howser scored the only other run.

On Wednesday the 17th, the Tigerettes would travel to face the Lady War Eagles of Sycamore. Sycamore jumped out early and led 3-0 after two innings. Macon would try to rally late but would lose the contest by a final score of 5-6. The Tigerettes made two errors which accounted for 3 War Eagle runs. Macon had defeated Sycamore back in March 5 to 4.

Clara Howser went 2 for 3 with one RBI and scoring one run. Mary Belton went 2 for 4, scoring one run, and Brandi Garmon went 2 for 4, had one RBI, and scored two runs.

On Thursday the 18th the Tigerettes hosted the Lady Bobcats from Greenbrier. Macon defeated Greenbrier on April 2nd by a score of 3-1. The Lady Bobcats jumped out to an early 3-0 lead which they would never look back from. The Tigerettes commit four fielding errors and lose by a final score of 2-9.

Chelsea Carter pitched only two innings, giving up five earned runs on five hits. Reliever Conner Roddy came on to pitch five innings and gave up only one earned run on three hits.

The Tigerettes now stand at 3rd place in district 9AA. Next week they will host Friendship Christian on the 23rd and travel to Gordonsville on the 25th.