Lady Lions Take One at King University

Lady Lions Take One at King University

Bristol, TN - The Emmanuel Lady Lions traveled to King University to play in a double header event. Both teams came ready but top of the 3rd King finally put the first run on the board when a couple singles and a HBP brought one in.

Top of the 5th Emmanuel put their first runs on the board when Junior Halle Cheek singled to the right side and Junior Kara Hembree singled to left center. Senior Kalen Callaway then walked to load the bases. Coming in clutch for the Lady Lions Freshman Kirsten Hill then sent a line drive down the left field line bringing in both Cheek and Hembree to take the lead; 2-1 Lions.

Bottom of the 6th the Lions kept at it when Sophomore Jorden Williams doubled to right center and Sophomore Jessica Allen reached on catcher's interference. Kara Hembree then reached on fielder's choice but brought in Williams; 3-1 Lions.

The King Tornados would then go on to score one more run in the bottom of the 6th to bring the game to 3-2 but the Emmanuel defense just wouldn't have it. Final Score 3-2 Lions.

Key Contributors Include: Kalen Callaway with a double and going 1-2 at the plate; Jorden Williams with a double; Kara Hembree with an RBI; Kirsten Hill with two RBIs and going 2-2 at the plate; Crystal Busbee with two sacrifice bunts and going 1-2 at the plate.

Pitcher Erin Harden with 10 strike outs of the 31 batters faced.

Catcher Halle Cheek also threw a runner out at second base.

 

The Lady Lions will play their next game at home against Converse at 4:00pm & 6:00pm on March 31st, 2016.

 

 

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