The Jacksboro Tigerettes fell to 1-2 in District play as they dropped a game to the Holliday Lady Eagles by a score of 20-2 Tuesday afternoon at Tigerette Field.
The Lady Eagles used a combination of base hits, walks and Tigerette errors to grab a 6-0 lead against Jacksboro and starting pitcher Savannah Dunlap in the first inning.
After the Tigerettes were unable to generate any offense in the bottom of the first inning, the Lady Eagles would add four more runs in the top of the second inning.
The Tigerettes put together their first threat of the game in the bottom of the second inning. Bailey Harmonson and Dunlap both reached base, but the Lady Eagles were able to get out of the inning without allowing a run and the Tigerettes found themselves trailing 10-0 after two innings.
Holliday continued their offensive onslaught in the top of the third inning as they scored ten more runs against the Tigerettes. Lacy Lane took over pitching duties and recorded the final out of the inning for Jacksboro.
The Tigerettes finally got on the board in the bottom of the third inning. Madison Swor and Darby Perry reached base to start the inning for Jacksboro, Swor came around to score as Harley Goodner reached base and Perry was plated on an RBI by Lindsey Murphy.
In other District action, Bowie defeated Nocona and Henrietta defeated City View.
The Tigerettes are currently tied in the District standings with Nocona, which sets up an important district contest between the Tigerettes and Lady Indians Friday evening at Tigerette Field.
Head coach John Bennett stressed the importance of the upcoming game as he commented, “The most important thing about team sports is what you learn from them. Right now, the most important thing for the girls is to learn about adversity and how to respond to it.”