The Lady Titan softball team got back on its winning ways by defeating Liberty Christian 12-2 on the Lions home. The Lions got out to an early lead in the first inning after retiring the first three Tri batters. Thomas lead the bottom half of the first off with a triple to right centerfield. She scored on a wild pitch by Chloe Gentry to give the Lions the early 1-0 lead.
In the top of the second Tri answered with three runs in the top of the second. Anastasia Sorrell lead the inning off with a double to right center field. Abi Busby then drove a double to left center field to score Sorrell. Taylor Craft then singled to right field to score Busby. Craft made her way to third base via past ball. Kennedy Peggs then had a bunt single to score Craft to end the scoring for the Titans. Gentry held the Lions scoreless in the bottom half of the frame to give Tri their first lead of the game 3-1.
After holding Tri scoreless in the top half of the third Liberty scored their only other run in the bottom of the frame. With two outs Thomas singled to right field. She advance to third on a wild pitch and a past ball. She then scored on a single by Reece.
Tri got one run back in the top of the fourth with a lead off triple by Taylor Craft. Zoie Prince hit an RBI single to left field. The Titans left Prince stranded to finish the inning. In the top of the 5th Tri opened the game up by scoring 5 runs. Anastasia Sorrell reached on an error by the third baseman. Abi Busby put down a sacrifice bunt to advance pinch runner Meleah Hewitt to second base. Taylor Craft reached on an error and Hewitt went to third. Craft then stole second base to put both runners in scoring position. Hewitt then scored on a past ball to extend the Titan lead. Kennedy Peggs then had an RBI single to score Craft. Zoie Prince reached on another Lions error advancing Peggs to second. Morgan Richey entered the game to run for Prince. Both runners advanced on a past ball. Hannah Frost hit the ball to the pitcher allowing Peggs to score. Richey then scored on Chloe Gentry’s triple to center field. Cheyenne Lee then hit a single to score Gentry.
Tri scored three more runs in the 7th to set the final score at 12-2. Chloe Gentry lead the inning off on a hit by pitch. Cheyenne Lee singles to left field. Kaley Harrison drove the ball deep down the left field line for a two RBI double. Cayla Claar then singled in Harrison to cap off the scoring. Tri is now 16-2 on the year.