Murray -- Tyce Stalls dominated the Marshal hitters, giving up one run on five hits and Lofton Pigg provided all the offense the Lakers needed driving in all three runs with a pair of doubles as Calloway County pulled a 3-1 upset over Marshall County in Tuesday's high school baseball.
Pigg drove in the first Laker run in the bottom of the first inning with a line-drive double to left field scoring Jeremy Darnell, who had singled. Marshall County tied the game in the third with a pair of singles by Tyler Belcher and Jackson Beal.
Pigg broke open the tie game in the fifth. After Ethan Sheridan singled and Jonah Brannon walked, Pigg delivered his game-winning second double of the night driving on the final two runs.
Stalls pitched 52/3 innings, striking out eight batters while walking none. Aaron Dawson closed out the game for the Lakers without giving up a hit.
Marshall County 001 000 0 1 5 0
Calloway County 100 020 x 3 6 0
WP: C-Stalls. LP: M-Ives.
2B: C-Pigg. 3B: M-Forsythe. HR: none. Top hitters: M-Forsythe 2-3, Beal 1-3 (RBI); C-Pigg 3-3 (3 RBI). Records: Marshall County 10-4, Calloway County 4-5.
Mayfield 18, Fulton City 3 -- At Murray, Mayfield advanced to the semifinals of the First Region All "A" Classic after a dominating first inning on Monday.
Nick Workman's two-run triple highlighted a 10-run opening frame after he had earlier Workman doubled and scored. He, along with Connor Guthrie and Husten Lancaster all scored three times for the Cardinals -- who advance to take on the Carlisle County-St. Mary winner on Thursday.
Fulton City 0 03 00 3 3 7
Mayfield (10)44 0x 18 9 2
2B: FC-Collins; M-Workman. 3B: M-Workman. Top hitters: M-Hurt 2-3 (3 R), Workman 3-4 (3 RBI, 3 R). Records: Mayfield 5-3, Fulton City 1-3.
Marshall County 11, Webster County 0 -- At Dixon, Weston Harper and Cameron Ives combined for the no-hitter on Monday to lift the Marshals to a five-inning win.
Harper pitched four innings and was perfect, with Ives allowing just a walk in his one inning of work to shut down the Webster offense.
Jackson Beal was tops among the Marshall batters with three runs, three runs and a pair of RBIs. Cole Griggs, Lucas Forsythe and Cole Austin also drove in a pair of runs, and Ives drove in three.
Marshall 103 334 11 11 2
Webster 000 00 0 0 1
WP: Harper. LP: Buchanan.
2B: M-Austin, Anderson, Beal, Griggs. 3B: None. HR: None. Top hitters: M-Beal 3-3 (2 RBI, 2 R), Griggs 2-2 (2 RBI, 3 R), Ives 2-3 (3 RBI), Forsythe 2-3 (2 RBI). Records: Marshall 10-3, Webster 5-6.
Crittenden 8, University Heights 2 -- During Monday's first round action of the Second Region All "A" Softball Tournament at Livingston Central High School, it was Crittenden County pulling away with an 8-2 win over University Heights Academy.
Lady Rocket pitcher Cassidy Moss threw a one-hitter with 17 strikeouts and added 3-for-4 with three RBIs at the plate. UHA's lone scores came in the bottom of the sixth, when Jaila Batey's two-run triple wound up being the only hit the Lady Blazers would muster.
Crittenden Co. 201 400 1 8 10 1
Uni. Heights 000 002 0 2 1 6
WP: Moss, LP: Mills
2B: CC-Book; 3B: CC-Moss, UHA-Batey; HR: none
Top Hitters: CC-Hicks 2-4 (3R, RBI), Moss 3-4 (3 RBI)
Records: CC 12-2, UHA 6-9
Carlisle 15, Mayfield 0 -- At Bardwell, Carlisle County showed the offensive firepower it takes to make a run at the All "A" Classic title, needing just four innings to shut out Mayfield.
Lady Comets Julie Jackson, Brittany Morris and Christina O'Daniel each whacked triples and Emily Newsome and Mollie Henderson added doubles to account for five of the 15 runs. In all, 10 Lady Comets got hits in the outing, showing the depth of its lineup. Maddie Martin was perfect at the plate, going 3-for-3 with two RBI, and Payton Ballard also singled in a pair of runs.
O'Daniel started and got the win for Carlisle, giving up two hits and no walks; she struck out six. Allie Blackwell added two more strikeouts in relief.
Mayfield 000 0 0 3 3
Carlisle County 734 1 15 15 0
WP: C-O'Daniel. LP: Thomas.
2B: C-Newsome, Henderson. 3B: C-Jackson, Morris, O'Daniel. HR: none. Top hitters: C-Martin 3-3 (RBI), Morris 2-4 (2 RBI), O'Daniel 2-3 (RBI), Newsome 2-2 (2 RBI), Records: Mayfield 1-2; Carlisle County 3-8.
Calloway 5, Tilghman 1 -- Laken Kelso went the distance and mowed down 13 Lady Tornado on the way to Calloway County stopping Paducah Tilghman. Kelso scattered eight hits and issued no walks in the outing.
The Lady Laker bats came alive early to take a 4-0 lead from doubles by Kali Kelso and Anna Beth Carter in the first inning, and a pair of singles by Megan Greer and Kali Kelso in the third and a ground out run in the fourth. The Lady Tornado got on the board the fourth inning after a hit-batter, and error and a run-scoring single by Abi Eggleston. The Lady Lakers added one more insurance run in the seventh with a sacrifice fly.
Calloway Co 120 100 1 5 6 2
Tilghman 000 100 0 1 8 1
WP: C-L.Kelso. PT-Pugh.
2B: C-Carter, K.Kelso; PT-Woodruff. 3B: none. HR: none. Top hitters: C-K. Kelso 2-3 (RBI), Carter 1-4 (2RBI); PT_Myers 2-4, Mayes 2-4, Pugh 2-3. Records: Calloway 6-5; Tilghman 5-2.
Ballard 15, CFS 0 -- At Bardwell, Ballard Memorial used dominant days from Shelby Hawes and Anessa Green to move back to the region All "A" Classic semifinals.
Hawes didn't allow a hit until the fifth inning and only two players reached base against her. As for Green, her four hits and six RBIs were more than enough for the Lady Bombers.
Green was a single away from the cycle and belted a three-run home run in the third inning for half of her runs driven in. She was aided by three hits and two RBIs from Leah Shelley and two more RBIs from Madison Calvin.
Ballard moves on to face Hickman County in tonight's 7:30 semifinal, which will take place after Carlisle County plays Murray.
Paducah Tilghman 4, St. Mary 0
Singles: Parker Rowton d. Caden Tillett 8-2, Matthew Jones d. Flynn Mudd 8-0, Davis Rowton d. Tim Froehlich 8-1.
Doubles: Jones/James Luke McGee d. Tillett/Mudd 8-4.
Paducah Tilghman 5, St. Mary 0
Singles: Natalie Lansden d. Maggie Smith 8-2, Lara Shannon d. Georgia Eck 8-0, Kate Criner d. Kaitlin Hrdlicka 8-5, Erin Kelly d. Sarah Quarles 8-1.
Doubles: Hanna Fischer/Anna West d. Smith/Eck 8-1, Criner/Kelly d. Hrdlicka/Quarles 8-1.