Thursday, October 5, 2017
Cherokee High School
Lassiter High School
Cherokee stole the lead late and defeated Lassiter 2-1 on Wednesday. The game was tied at one with the Warriors batting in the top of the seventh when Ryanne White’s sac fly scored one run for Cherokee.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Brooke Hester struck out three, while Annabelle Naugher sat down two.
Lassiter knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the fifth inning, when Shannon Antonini doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Hester took the win for the Warriors. She lasted seven innings, allowing six hits and one run while striking out three and walking one.
Naugher took the loss for Lassiter. She surrendered two runs on seven hits over seven innings, striking out two and walking one.
Taylor Cates led Cherokee with four hits in four at bats.
Antonini went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Lassiter in hits.