Lady Tigers softball takes second at Carthage

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

CARTHAGE, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers softball team concluded its regular season Friday and Saturday at the Carthage tournament.

The Lady Tigers posted a 3-1 record through the tournament, defeating Kearney by a final score of 3-2 and Monett, 9-0 on the tournament's opening day. On day two, the Lady Tigers took down Platte County by a final score of 9-1 before falling to Webb City by a final score of 11-1 in the tournament championship game.

Reagan Bradley led the Lady Tigers with a total of six hits over the weekend, while Mackenzie Pritchett knocked in four runs. Pritchett and Carsten Warner each scored three runs while Christian Novak struck out 24 and allowed 18 hits and 14 runs.

The Lady Tigers concluded the season with an overall record of 15-8 and are scheduled to start the Class 3, District 13 tournament on Thursday, taking on either Clinton or Holden with a trip to the district championship game on the line. The Lady Tigers earned the tournament's second seed -- right behind Pleasant Hill -- and with it- a first-round bye.

Start time for the Lady tigers' semifinal matchup is set for 7 p.m., at the UCM South Recreation Complex.

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