Lady Mohawks overtake Highland in doubleheader
The Lady Mohawks were in action Tuesday afternoon against Highland, getting ready for the upcoming district tournament, winning the doubleheader, 4-3 in game one and 6-4 in game two.
Jessica Ingram got the momentum going for Piggott by striking out two batters to end the first inning and added four more strikeouts by the end of the game.
The Mohawks were able to score two runs in the first inning on two wild pitches thrown by Highland.
The Rebels were ahead by one run in the fourth inning scored on a wild pitch, several walks which led to runs scored on errors by Piggott. Piggott won the game, 4-3, on a series of walks that were allowed by Highland.
Jordan Coomer was great defensively in game one against the Rebels, as she was able to handle several fly balls to get the Mohawks out of some tough innings.
The Lady Mohawks had a lot of spirit going into game two and played tough the first two scoreless innings.
Jessica Ingram pitched a great game but had a lot of help defensively as Coomer and Jarrah Jackson came up with outstanding catches that kept Piggott on top of Highland. While the first two innings were fought hard from the mound the Rebels won the battle as three walks were allowed by Piggott that led to three runs on two hits.
Piggott came back by scoring a run on a wild pitch but needed two runs to tie the Rebels.
In the fourth inning the Mohawks came alive and Coomer had an RBI and Laura Jardeen hit a bases loaded triple that put Piggott up by three.
Highland came back to score one run in the fourth inning but the Mohawk defense would not allow any more runs to score. Piggott took the win, 6-4.
"We had a good defensive game today," said coach Tiffany Sands. "Jordan Coomer and Jarrah Jackson came up big for us today and we have a lot of confidence going into the district tournament because we will most likely face Highland in game one."
The Lady Mohawks traveled to Brookland on April 6 and lost both games, 5-2 and 8-2.
Jessica Ingram was the losing pitcher, she walked five batters. Stephanie Hoggard went two for three at the plate for Piggott in their losing effort.
In game two Stephanie Hoggard was the losing pitcher,walking four batters. Kasey Hicks went two for three at the plate and Laura Jardeen had a triple. Piggott traveled to Valley View on April 8. Jessica Ingram struck out six and walked three in the Mohawks' losing effort, 10-1.