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TCMS Lady Knights End Season With Win

By Randy Rutherford - Staff Writer | Jun 9, 2021

Tyler Consolidated Middle School Lady Knights claimed a 14-4 victory on Wednesday May 26, vs Doddridge County to finish their regular season with a record of 9-4.

The Lady Knights secured the victory thanks to ten runs in the first inning. The rally was led by triples by Mackinsey Thomas and Alexis Livingston, an error on a ball put in play by Jaedyn Gump and walks to Hailey Sandy and Hayden Ebert, and a double by Lexus Rocchio.

Hailey Sandy got the start for Tyler Consolidated Middle School Lady Knights. The righty lasted five innings, allowing four hits and four runs while striking out five.

Doddridge County pitching allowed five hits and 13 runs while striking out one through two innings.

Tyler totaled nine hits. Lexus Rocchio, Kendi Jackson, and Alexis Livingston all managed multiple hits for TCMS. Rocchio went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Tyler in hits. The Middle School Lady Knights stole eight bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Lakyn Fletcher led the way with two.

Coach Kayla Morris had the following to say regarding the season, “The Inaugural TCMS Softball season was a memorable one! The 23 players were very dedicated, had exceptional work ethic, and fought through multiple tied games to produce an excellent 9 victories on the season. I am very proud of the growth seen in each player as they developed and mastered skills over the past few months. These young women were a joy to work with and I am extremely excited to see what the current 8th grade players will accomplish next year at the high school level. Thank you to all those who have helped make these season not only possible but a wonderful success!”