Lady Laker Softball narrowly falls in 2A Sectional Championship

The Russell County Lady Laker Softball team narrowly fell to LaRue County in the 2A Section 4 Championship on Saturday.

The Lady Lakers fell 2-1 as the Lady Hawks stole home in the bottom of the 7th to win the game.

In a defensive battle, the Lady Hawks scored first in the 3rd inning, and the Lady Lakers were able to tie the game in the 6th by way of a solo home run by Brylie Jo Hardwick, her 6th of the season.

Rylen McGowan led Russell County in hits with 2 on the day, with Hardwick and Nevaeh Duncan each recording a hit as well.

Hardwick pitched 6 2/3 innings, giving up 2 runs (both unearned) on 7 hits and striking out 6 batters.

Following the game, Hardwick and Addison Hart were named to the All-Tournament team.

The Lady Lakers are scheduled to host Barren County tonight.

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