Lady Falcons split games with South Pontotoc

INGOMAR – Ingomar’s Lady Falcons had a split decision in fast pitch softball on Tuesday as South Pontotoc won game one 5-4 and the Lady Falcons took the nightcap 3-1.

Ingomar fell behind 1-0 after South Pontotoc scored the first run of game two in the top of the fourth. Ingomar had gone in order through the first three innings.

Ashley Forester lead off the Ingomar fourth with a single and then stole second. Kelly Mayo’s sacrifice moved Forester to third and Maggie Smithey’s RBI single drove her home. Smithey stole second and later scored to put the Lady Falcons in the lead 2-1.

Ingomar scored in the fifth inning as Erin Wall reached on an error and scored on a Kelly Fooshee RBI single.

Wall was the winning pitcher.

Game one saw South Pontotoc take an early 2-1 after one inning. Ingomar scored when Maggie Smithey walked, stole second and went from second to home after the catcher’s throw to second bounced into the outfield.

The Lady Falcons took a brief lead in the third, Abby Deaton walked and scored on Sara McDonald’s RBI groundout to second. Kelly Mayo walked and later scored to put Ingomar up 3-2.

South Pontotoc scored three in their half of the fourth to retake the lead 5-3.

Ingomar scored their final run of the game in the bottom of the fourth as Erin Wall singled and moved to second on Kelly Fooshee’s walk. Lauren Thompson singled to drive in Wall and post the final score of 5-4 in favor of South Pontotoc.

About Dennis Clayton

I cover high school sports in Union County and occasionally contribute sports articles to sister community newspapers of Journal Inc. Follow me on Twitter: @denclayton for scores and updates on our local high school teams.

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