Lady Cyclones See Season End In Walk-Off Heartbreaker



Elizabethton saw their season come to a close in a heartbreaking fashion.

The Lady Cyclones fell 1-0 to Greeneville on the wrong side of a walk-off on Monday in the Region 1-3A Semifinals in Greeneville.

With the loss, Elizabethton concludes the season one game short of the Region 1-3A Championship game as well as the sectional round.

It was a defensive struggle from the first pitch.

After Greeneville got the lone runner on in the first inning, neither team was able to get a runner aboard during the second inning.

Maely Ingram hit a two-out double in the third for the Lady Cyclones, but EHS was unable to move the runner.

Elizabethton retired the home side of the frame in order as the game remained scoreless after three complete innings.

Ember Jensen opened the fourth inning with a single to center field. However, Elizabethton was unable to plate the run.

Greeneville threatened by getting a runner to third with two-outs in the bottom of the fifth, but Madisun

Pritchard struck out the next batter to end the inning.
Ingram opened the sixth with a single, and a Maddie O’Quinn sac bunt moved her to second. A fly out and ground out, however, ended the inning to strand the runner.

Elizabethton rose to the occasion in the home side of the frame to leave a Greeneville runner on base as the game went to the seventh scoreless.

The Lady Cyclones were unable to get anything going in the top of the seventh.

Greeneville saw Lydia Darnell open the inning with a double, and a sac bunt pushed her to third. With two outs, Kaley Bradley hit a single to right field to score Darnell and take the win.

Jensen and Ingram had two hits apiece for Elizabethton.

Pritchard allowed just one earned run on six hits with six strikeouts.


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