Area sports roundup
Marked Tree (1-3, 1-2) needed extra innings to beat BIC 4-3 in a 2A-3 conference game this past Monday. Emma Gean drove in the winning run as she finished with two RBIs on the day. Harley Daniels got the win for the Lady Indians going all nine innings while allowing two hit and striking out 11 batters. The Lady Indians traveled to Rector the next day for another 2A-3 match-up as they fell 18-15 to the Lady Cougars. Daniels hit two home runs and drove in five runs to lead Marked Tree as Kayli Walker had four hits and two RBIs, Bailey Dunn collected two hits and two RBIs as Gean and Ally Byers had two hit each.
EPC (2-1, 1-0) picked up their first conference win with a 9-8 win over Rector this past Tuesday in Lepanto. Courtney Brown drove in the winning run for the Lady Warriors as she finished with two hits on the day. Bailey Constant had three hits and Christian Hinson added two hits. Sarah Tacker picked up the win on the mound and also scored the winning run for EPC.
The Harrisburg Hornets (2-3, 1-1 4A-3) needed nine innings to get a 6-5 win over Corning with Chris Wiggington scoring the winning run this past Tuesday in Corning. Zach Biggers led the Harrisburg offense with three hits as Jordan Hindman collected two hits on the day. Lance McGinnis finished with two RBIs. Jaxson Hawkins picked up the win in relief for the Hornets.