DELBARTON – The Mingo Central Lady Miners fell behind early against the Wayne Lady Pioneers on Friday evening and lost by a final score of 14-3.
Mingo Central had some success late in the game by scoring three runs but there was no way they were catching up to the Lady Pioneers. Wayne scored seven runs in the first inning, one run in the second inning and six runs in the third.
The lone highlight for the Lady Miners was a two-run double RBI from Pinson in the third inning. The top of the batting order; Kara Lester and K. K. Baisden scored on the run and Pinson crossed the plate two plays later.
The Lady Pioneers stuck gold in the first inning with seven runs. The batting order went all the way around before the Lady Miners could put out the fire. The Lady Pioneers kept up the pressure in the third inning and ended the game in a four inning mercy rule.
The Lady Miners will have to shake off the lose as they host Man on Monday evening and then travel to Scott on Tuesday evening for a game scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.
The Lady Miners are doing well under the direction of first year head coach Patrick Cline. The Lady Miners show signs of a late season rally in the making.
Scores by innings:
Wayne: 7 1 6 0 – 14 9 0
Mingo: 0 0 3 0 – 3 3 2
(William Plaster is the sports reporter for the Williamson Daily News, he can be reached at 304-235-4242 ext. 2274 or at [email protected] or on twitter @sidplaster)