A walk-off single on an 0-2 count by Kenya Hayes in the bottom of the 6th inning propelled the Lady Tigers to a very dramatic but decisive win over Screven County last Tuesday.
The Lady Tigers collected 10 hits in the game with Jordan Verbel, Abbi Hall and Darcie Salter leading with two hits each. Kenya Hayes, Kaley Cardell, Jordan Verbel, Darryanna Coney and Abbi Hall each had one RBI in the game.
Millie Fordham started strong on the mound and Darcie Salter came in from the bullpen to finish the game. Fordham lasted three and a third innings, allowing six hits and six runs while striking out four.
The Lady Tigers defeat over the Lady Gamecocks is a huge win as it promises them a spot in region playoffs. Not only did the ladies play an exceptional game, but they also earned their first region win in quite a few years.
On Thursday, the Lady Tigers stole the lead late and defeated Jenkins County 12-9. The game was tied at one with Metter batting in the top of the fourth when Jamie Faith Ferry singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs. Later in the inning, Kenya Hayes singled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring two runs, and Kaley Cardell singled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring three runs.
Millie Fordham led things off in the circle for Metter. She surrendered six runs on three hits over five and a third innings, striking out eight.
The team racked up 11 hits. Verbel, Fordham, Hayes and Cardell each managed two hits to lead Metter.
The Lady Tigers will host Portal Middle School at home this Thursday at 4:30 p.m.