Rhea Middle Softball Wins 6-5 Thriller

Teammates run out to congratulate Emily McDonald on her key walk off single to win the softball game against Cleveland.(Photo:GaryBolden)

Rhea Middle Scores Two Runs At Home For Walk Off Win

September 2018

Evensville, TN —  Rhea Middle School scored two last inning runs for the walk off win over visiting Cleveland.  Rhea Middle had enjoyed an early 4-2 lead before Cleveland came back to tie the game in the fifth and then take a one run lead in top of the sixth inning.  Lady Eagles were able to tie the game when Messer came home and then get the when Roberts crossed the plate with the sixth run.  It was Roberts(double) and McDonald(single) with the big hits in the sixth.  Lakyn Lockhart slid home with the tying run on Roberts grounder past the shortstop and Gabi Messer came home with winning run as Emily McDonald bounced a single up the middle.

For the game, the Lady Eagles totaled eight hits and Emily McDonald lead the way with two singles and a double.  Also getting hits were Lakyn Lockhart, Gabi Messer, Baily Roberts, Lainey Fitzgerald and Samantha Marler.  Lainey Fitzgerald picked up the win on the mound.

Rhea Middle School Roster:

Bailey Roberts

Gabi Messer

Emily McDonald

Peyton Curtin

Ann Moses

Marissa Ray

Lainey Fitzgerald

Samantha Marler

Laila Grun

Lakyn Lockhart

Chelsea Reel

Cali Milchak

Allie Shaver

Paisley Wilson

Rylee Huskey

Galilee Raymer

Kayle Wallace

Ashlyn Futrell

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