Lyons Midget Girls walk off with a win over Vidalia

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Rileigh Robinson lifts a pitch into left center to drive in the game-winning run

Rileigh Robinson lifted a pitch to left center field, with one down and the bases loaded, to drive in Morgan Newsome to give Lyons a 5-4 winners bracket victory over Vidalia in the District 1 Midget Girls Tournament in Swainsboro. Lyons also beat Swainsboro 10-7 to move into the championship round undefeated. Lyons trailed 4-0 entering the top of the sixth and the girls scored a 10-spot. Earlier in the tourney Lyons defeated Dublin 9-1 and Statesboro 19-1.

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Vidalia 1 0 0 1 1 1 4
Lyons 2 1 0 0 0 2 5

 

Morgan Newsom bloops a hit to the right side
Morgan Newsom bloops a ball to the right side
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Michala Moblcy takes one for the team
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Lily Mosley takes a high pitch for ball four to tie the game at 4

Vidalia scored a run in the top of the sixth inning to tie the game at 4. Then in the bottom of the inning pitcher Bailey Holland walked, Newsome reached on a fielders choice as Vidalia tried to throw out the lead runner at third and Michala Moblcy walked to load the bases. Lily Mosley walked to score courtesy runner Jesslyn Smith, who had earlier stolen second base.

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Ellie Graham strolls into second base with her double

Lyons built up a 3-1 lead by scoring two runs in the first and one in the second. Ellie Graham doubled and scored on a Tory Wright grounder and Ziahya Griffin doubled and scored on Emma Salter’s RBI single in the first inning. Newsom scored on a wild pitch in the second.

Morgan Newsome makes contact
Morgan Newsome makes contact

Vidalia scored single runs in the fourth and the fifth. Holland pitched all six innings for Lyons and struck out seven batters.

Bailey Holland pitched six innings on a 99 degree day
Bailey Holland pitched six innings on a 99 degree day
Holland works the lower part of the strike zone
Holland works the lower part of the strike zone
Tory Wright (#9) gets the Lyons defense including Ellie Graham motivated for another intense inningi
Tory Wright (#9) gets the Lyons defense, including Ellie Graham, motivated for another intense inning
Shortstop Rileigh Robinson elevates to catch a throw at second base
Shortstop Rileigh Robinson elevates to catch a throw at second base