As the 2018 regular season comes to a close the Lady Indians of Murray Co. traveled to the home of the Warriors of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe on Saturday for a region game.
The low scoring affair had both Murray and LFO with 5 hits in the game. Murray wasn’t able to scratch any runs until the sixth when 1 run crossed after O’Neal reached on an error followed by a Jenkins single. Leading the offense for the Lady Indians were Alyssa Usery(2 for 3), Maddie Jenkins(1-3), Attie Ridley(1-3), Kacie Ausmus(1-1). Natalie O’Neal had the only walk and scored the run for the Lady Indians in the defeat at the hands of the Warriors.
Pitching for Murray was a combined effort. Natalie O’Neal(5 innings) and Kacie Ausmus(1 inning) threw 95 pitches allowing 4 runs(3 charged to O’Neal) on 5 hits, 4 walks and 1 strikeout, The defense behind the 2 pitchers committed 1 error in the game. The Lady Indians now start preparing for the 2019 season. With the JV and Middle school players coming up the 2019 season may be a ways off but the Murray coaching staff are looking forward to righting the ship next season.