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Lyon captures district and falls at regional

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - Updated: 1:02 AM
Staff report

Lyon County captured its second consecutive Fifth District softball championship last week with a 3-1 win over Crittenden County.

The two teams were tied following the third inning when Lexie Smith opened scoring with a single to bring home Allison Ellis. The Lady Lyons pulled away in the top of the fifth inning as Ellis singled to score Lily Jones. Ellis scored again on the next at bat, using a ground out by Sydney Melton to put Lyon in control 3-1.

Sophie Bingham took the win on the mound, striking out 13 batters across 129 pitches. She gave up one run on four hits.

On Monday, the Lady Lyons fell 10-0 in the opening round of the Second Region tournament to Webster County.

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