The game was tied at four with Cumberland Gap Varsity Panthers batting in the bottom of the sixth when Alexia Norris singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs. Cumberland Gap Varsity Panthers built a four-run lead in the sixth inning and then held off Knox Central Panthers Varsity’s charge.
Knox Central Panthers Varsity scored two runs in the failed comeback on an error and a single by Presley Partin. Knox Central Panthers Varsity got on the board in the second inning when an error scored one run for Knox Central Panthers Varsity.
Cumberland Gap Varsity Panthers evened things up at four in the bottom of the fifth inning when Halle Greene singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. Knox Central Panthers Varsity scored three runs in the seventh inning. Abi Beller and Partin each had RBIs in the frame.
Kerry Dixon toed the rubber for Cumberland Gap Varsity Panthers. The righty surrendered seven runs on eight hits over seven innings, striking out 12. Beller started the game for Knox Central Panthers Varsity. Beller allowed nine hits and eight runs over six innings, striking out six and walking one.
Cumberland Gap Varsity Panthers racked up nine hits in the game. Lily Norris and Norris all managed multiple hits for Cumberland Gap Varsity Panthers. Norris went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Cumberland Gap Varsity Panthers in hits.
Knox Central Panthers Varsity saw the ball well today, racking up eight hits in the game. Partin and Jayme Swafford each collected multiple hits for Knox Central Panthers Varsity. Partin led Knox Central Panthers Varsity with three hits in three at bats.
The Walker and Walker Construction Player of the Game went to Junior, Lily Norris who went 3-3 from the plate with two RBI. Congratulations Lily! Photos by BP of The Zone
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