Manila girls fall to Gosnell in extra innings

Friday, May 2, 2003

The Manila Lady Lions ended their season in the second round of the District Tournament. Despite leading Gosnell the entire matchup Manila fell short in the extra inning, 12 - 9.

Manila's Natalie Tippy took the loss on the mound. Tippy walked four, allowed seven hits, and seven earned runs. Gosnell's Chloe Whitaker took the win for the Lady Pirates.

Christina Lester led Manila at the plate picking up two base hits and two RBIs. Megan Ashbranner also had two base hits for the Lady Lions. Amanda Henson hit a home run with an RBI followed by a double by Audrey Booth with two RBIs. Whitney Veach rounded out hitting for Manila with a single.

The Lady Lions had an up and down season with injuries. We will look for great things from Manila in seasons to come. Watch for the senior spotlight next week.

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