Franklin Springs, GA - The Emmanuel Lady Lions took on the Brenau Golden Tigers in a double header event. Action started top of the 2nd when three tigers walked to get on base and Lexi Cash doubled for Brenau to right center to clear the bases. The Golden Tigers continued their rally top of the 4th when Garland doubled to the left field line, Farrow walked, Cash reached on a fielder's choice, and Schneider singled to centerfield to bring in one more run. 4-0 Tigers. Unable to respond the Lady Lions fall to the Tigers with a final score of 4-0 in the final moments.
Key Players Include: Erin Harden with 11 strike outs of the 32 batters faced.
The Lady Lions came out stronger in the second game but first Top of the 1st the Tigers had one hit by pitch and a couple singles that strung together two runs. Bottom of the 1st, Kara Hembree walked, Cheyenne Galloway laid a SAC bunt to move her over, and Kalen Calloway then doubled down the leftfield line. Crystal Busbee then singled to left field to bring in both Hembree and Callaway and tie the score.
Top of the 5th the tigers came out again when a single, error, walk, and another single brought in two more runs; however, the Lady Lions responded quickly when Freshman Aubree Thacker singled to left field and Cheyenne Galloway singled to centerfield to bring Thacker in to push the score 4-3 Tigers.
Bottom of the 7th the Lions started another rally when Aubree Thacker walked, Cheyenne Galloway singled to short stop and Kalen Callaway struck out but got another RBI which tied the score. In extra innings the Tigers quickly score another run but the Lady Lions stepped up to finish it off. Jorden Williams doubled down the left field line to bring in tie breaking runner Hannah Perry (pinch runner for Madison Franklin). After that Junior Halle Cheek doubled to right center to bring in Williams and win the game 6-5 Lions.
Key Players Include: Doubles from Kalen Callaway, Jorden Williams, and Halle Cheek; RBI's from Cheyenne Galloway, Kalen Callaway, Crystal Busbee, Jorden Williams, and Halle Cheek; SAC bunts and Stolen Bases from Cheyenne Galloway and Aubree Thacker. Pitcher Martie Rogers also threw a consistent game today throwing 70 strikes of her 107 pitches of game 2.
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