A walk-off hit propelled the Coffee County Lady Raiders to a dramatic win over the Eagleville Eagles, 11-10 at home on Wednesday night.
Willow Carden scored the tying run in the bottom of the 7th and knocked in the winning run in the 8th. Paisley Campbell was 4-for-4, scoring two runs, and had 2 RBI. Carden was 3-for-5, scoring three times, and she had 2 RBI. Madison Pruitt was 2-for-3, with one run scored and 2 RBI.
Addisyn Linton led Eagleville at the plate with two hits and 5 RBI. She took the loss in the circle. Linton had 12 strikeouts, 12 walks and threw an incredible 233 pitches (over 200 in 7 innings).
Kaitlyn Davis took the win for Coffee County, striking out six, and she added two hits in the game as she and her teammates combined for 15 total hits.
The 1-0 Lady Raiders will host Marshall County at 6 PM on Thursday at Terry Floyd Field.
Coffee County’s Red Raider baseball team improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 7-3 victory over the Walker Valley Mustangs on Wednesday night at Powers Field in Manchester.
Coffee County scored first in the second inning on a Trey Turner double. The Raiders scored three runs in the third inning, led by doubles by Carter McKenzie and Jacob Holder and a single by Aiden Robertson.
Holder was the winning pitcher as he surrendered three runs on four hits over six innings, striking out seven.
Nate Rutledge and Cole Pippenger added hits for Coffee County.
The Red Raiders will play at Franklin County on Monday at 6 PM, and they’ll play the Rebels again at home on Tuesday; Rooster 101.5 will broadcast that game.
Photo: Lady Raiders celebrate after their extra-inning win on Wednesday night at Terry Floyd Field