Lady Lions plate 21 in 1 1/3 innings

Wednesday, April 16, 2003

The Lady Lions broke even this week in high school softball winning three and losing three. Manila began the week with a 12 - 2 loss at Gosnell. Natalie Tippy took the loss for Manila striking out two, walking five, and allowing 10 earned runs. Tippy led the Lady Lions from the plate picking up a triple and scoring a run.

Amanda Henson and Connie Brown had a base hit each with Brown picking up an RBI.

Manila traveled back home Monday to defeat Trumann 12 - 8.

Tippy had the win striking out six, walking five, and allowing only one earned run. Morgan Moore held the hot stick hitting a double and two base hits with two RBIs. Audrey Booth's two base hits earned her three RBIs followed by Brittany Clark with a base hit.

The Lady Lions scored nine runs in the first inning to take the win. Manila picked up two easy wins over Osceola on Tuesday.

The Lady Lions won the first game 22 - 11 in one and a half innings of play. Manila batted around three times in the first inning taking a 22 - 1 lead. Brittany Clark struggled on the mound in the second as Osceola picked up 10 runs. Manila won the second matchup 17 - 2.

Eleven hits against Harrisburg in the first matchup on Wednesday was not enough for the Lady Lions as they fell to Harrisburg 9 - 8. Tippy took the loss striking out five, walking six, and allowing four earned runs. Amanda Henson led Manila at the plate with a home run, double, and base hit to score three runs.

Corey Grayson followed with a double, two base hits and an RBI.

Morgan Moore hit for a double with an RBI followed by Natalie Tippy, Connie Brown, Brittany Clark, and Whitney Veach picking up a base hit each.

Brynna Riggs' base hit scored two runs followed by Erica Redd's single with an RBI for Harrisburg. Shayna Cole hit for a single and RBI with Alissa Hutchison picked up an RBI.

Harrisburg jumped out early in the second matchup cruising to a 17 - 10 win. Hitting for the Lady Hornets were: Heather Webb - triple, single, 3 RBIs; Brynn Biggs - two base hits, 2 RBIs; Lauren Johns - single, 3 RBIs; Whitney Peck - single, RBI; Erica Redd - single, RBI; Alissa Hutchison - single, RBI.

Hitting for the Lady Lions were: Natalie Tippy - three base hits, three RBIs; Morgan Moore - two base hits, two RBIs; Amanda Henson - two base hits; Corey Grayson - base hit, RBI; Whitney Veach - base hit.

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