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Baseball - Spillane's clutch hit gives Mustangs winning edge
4/11/2019 8:19 AM

C.J. Spillane's run-scoring single in the sixth inning broke a 1-1 tie as McCracken County went on to edge Union City, Tennessee, 2-1 in high school baseball Wednesday.

Grant Godwin led off the sixth with a single to center. He advanced to second off a sacrifice bunt from Grant Davis. After Ben Higdon struck out, Kiael Waldon was hit by a pitch. Spillane then drilled the first pitch he saw into left field to bring Godwin in.

Both teams scored their only other runs in the third inning. The Golden Tornado got their lone run when Dawson Searcy grounded out to Mustang pitcher Jacob Ehling with runners on second and third. McCracken tied it when Elijah Wheat scored on Dylan Schneider's single.

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Union City 001 000 0 1 1 0

McCracken Co. 001 001 x 2 8 2

WP: Ehling. LP: Odle.

2B: none. 3B: none. HR: none. Top hitters: M-Godwin 2-3. Records: McCracken 9-4.

Softball

Lyon 9, Livingston 2 -- At Hopkinsville, Lyon County scored four runs in the first inning off two hits and two errors, never letting up on Livingston Central at the Second Region All "A" Classic.

Calista Collins was 3-for-4 for the Lyons while Rachel Coursey drove in two runs. Victoria Harris went 3-for-3 for the Cardinals.

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Livingston Cent. 002 000 0 2 6 8

Lyon County 401 112 x 9 10 1

WP: Conger. LP: Lasher.

2B: LI-Harris, Suarez; LY-Butler, Conger, Walker. 3B: none. HR: none. Top hitters: LI-Suarez 2-3, Harris 3-3 (RBI); LY-Collins 3-4 (RBI), Walker 2-4, Coursey 1-3 (2 RBIs). Records: Livingston 6-5, Lyon 10-7.

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