McMackin, Taylor trigger Lady Fighting Tigers’ win
By JIM WALKER
Tribune Sports Editor
The Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers tuned their televisions to MTV on Thursday.
That’s McMackin plus Taylor equals victory.
Karlee McMackin and Meghan Taylor drove in two runs each as the Lady Tigers beat the Green Lady Bobcats 6-1.
Green (6-6) took a 1-0 lead when Jenna Crawford led off the game with a home run – her fifth of the season.
Ironton (9-4) tied the game in the second inning. Laken White was hit by a pitch, moved up on a passed ball and Taylor singled her home.
The Lady Tigers took the lead in the third on a two-run single by McMackin after Rebekkah Potter walked and White singled.
White doubled and Taylor singled to make it 4-1 in the fifth.
Ironton added a pair of runs in the sixth when Emily Davis singled, Saige Fields reached on an error and Potter drilled a two-run single.
Taylor was 2-4 as Ironton had seven hits.
Kassey Carmon went five innings to get the win with Potter picking up the save.
On Friday, Ironton visits Fairland and Green hosts East.
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Micah Lewis, Jenna Crawford (5) and Erin Imes. Kassey Carmon, Rebekkah Potter (6) and Saige Fields. W-Carmon (K-1, BB-1. Save-Potter (K-4, BB-1, H-1). L-Lewis (K-3, BB-5). Crawford K-1, BB-1. 2B-Ironton: Laken White. HR-Green: Jenna Crawford. Hitting-Green: Jenna Crawford 1-3, Erin Imes 1-3, Micah Lewis 1-3, Kayla McCallister 1-2, Emma Salisbury 1-3; Ironton: Emily Davis 1-2, Rebekkah Potter 1-3, Laken White 2-3, Meghan Taylor 2-4 2-rbi, Karlee McMackin 1-4 2-rbi, Kelsey Hackworth 1-2.