2009-04-23 / Sports

Lady Eagles Rock Jarrell

by Mike Organ

Lexington only needed three atbats to score 15 runs against Jarrell Tuesday afternoon while Rachel Knipstein held the Lady Cougars scoreless. Only three Jarrell players got to bat twice in the mercy shortened contest.

The Lady Eagle attack started quickly. Jessica Parish led off with a double against the leftfield fence. Ally Abshire followed with a triple and the rout was on. Haley Jatzlau walked, Shelby Tackett knocked home Abshire, Megan Scantlin singled, Rachel walked, Sara Knipstein singled home two runs, Heather Mills reached on an error as a run scored, Parish hit another deep fly to left the fielder couldn't catch, Abshire reached again on a walk, Jatzlau reached on an error, and Tackett singled home another run before getting thrown out at second trying to stretch her hit into a double. Ten runs had scored in Lexington's first at-bat.

Three more outs sandwiched around a walk and hit for Jarrell put Lexington at bat again. Rachel walked, Sara singled, Ashton Johnston slapped a single and advanced as the pitcher threw late and wild to first. Parish blasted an RBI single for the third run of the inning.

Jarrell quickly posted three outs and Lexington was back at the plate. Tackett and Scantlin walked to open the inning. Rachel reached on a fielder's choice as everyone was safe. Tackett scored on a wild pitch to make the score 14-0. Stefanie Albreight walked to load the bases. Scantlin was forced out at home as Johnston reached on a fielder's choice. Parish then put the final nail in the Jarrell coffin with an RBI single to left.

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