Lady Knights Fall On Walk Off Hit Batter

The Southwood Lady Knights scored four times in the top of the seventh before giving up two runs in the bottom of the inning in an 8-7 loss at Peru Monday.

Peru scored solo runs in the first and third to lead 2-0 before the Knights cut the deficit in half in the fourth. With two outs MaKenna Pace would triple and score on a Keagan Simpson single to make it 2-1.

The Knights would score 2 runs in the top of the sixth to grab a 3-2 lead. Kassity Simpson would lead off with a single and was followed by a Turner single. Pace would then ground out with Simpson scoring to tie the game. Tabitha Thomas would follow with a rbi fly out to give the Knights a 3-2 lead. Peru would respond with 4 runs in the bottom of the inning and tooka 6-3 lead.

Back came the Knights in the seventh. Kayla Mays led off with a single and was followed by a Douglass single. Erin McGouldrick would then reach on an error with Mays scoring to make it 6-4. With one out Kassity Simpson would reach on a fielders choice with Douglass crossing the plate for a 6-5 score with McGouldrick following to make it 6-6. Pace would follow with a double that scored Simpson to put Southwood up 7-6. Peru would rally in the bottom of the inning, scoring on a triple and a single before loading the bases and winning on a hit batter.

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LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Kassity Simpson421101
Madi Turner411000
MaKenna Pace412200
Tabitha Thomas301100
Keagan Simpson301001
Kayla Mays311002
Aaliyah Douglass311000
Erin McGouldrick310000
Makenlie Lambert100001
Mariah Brown100001
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Makenlie Lambert3.050.600422130
MaKenna Pace3.295.547565150

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