Photos by Amanda Hall
Lavaca nabbed the lead late in the game in a 3-2 victory over Hackett on Tuesday. This was a much anticipated game for first place in the 2A-4 District. Both teams entered the game undefeated in conference play, Lavaca at 3-0 and Hackett at 2-0. With the Win Lavaca takes sole possession of first place now at 4-0.
The game was tied at one with the Lady Arrows batting in the top of the fifth inning when Sierra Lamb singled on a 3-1 count, scoring two runs. Lamb combined with BethAnn May, Morgan Taylor, and Lindsey Morgan to lead the team in hits with one each.
The pitching was strong on both sides. BethAnn May earned the win for Lavaca. She surrendered two runs on six hits over seven innings, striking out seven. Kayla Richardson took the loss for Hackett. She allowed four hits and three runs over four and two-thirds innings, striking out four. Next up for the Lady Arrows will be at Danville on Thursday the 11th. First pitch scheduled for 4:30. Win a win on Thursday the Lady Arrows will secure the Confernce Championship.