• Bill Caine, Woodford Sun Sports Editor

Murphy throws no-hitter against McNabb

The Woodford County Middle School Lady Tigers won 10-0 over Elkhorn Middle School on Thursday, April 26. Kristyn Murphy followed a no-hitter a night earlier with a one-hit shutout, striking out five batters and walking one.

Cora Robinson was three-for-three with two RBI and Jocelyn Edwards was two-for-three at the plate with a pair of RBI.

The WCMS eighth-grade softball team dominated McNabb middle school 8-0 behind a no-hitter by Murphy on Wednesday, April 25. She pitched five innings, striking out 11 batters and walking two.

Hayden Wells hit a two-run double in the bottom of the second and Edwards tripled to increase the Lady Tiger lead to 3-0. Edwards then scored from third on a wild pitch.

Lindsey Caudill had an RBI double in the bottom of the third inning, and Kalyssa McDaniel added an RBI double in the bottom of the fourth to increase the lead to 6-0.

The Lady Tigers added two more runs on fielder's choice at-bats by Addalyne Hunter and Caudill.

Murphy struck out the side in the top of the fifth to end the game.

The WCMS seventh-grade team won 11-4 over McNabb on Wednesday, April 25. Natalie Kerr pitched five innings, allowing four runs on six hits and striking out four batters. Kyleigh Fortney led the Lady Tigers with three RBI and Maddie Smith drove in a pair of runs.

The WCMS Lady Tigers' eighth-grade softball team beat Georgetown Middle School 12-2 in four innings on Wednesday, April 18.

Murphy pitched four innings and allowed a pair of runs on four hits while striking out five.

After a pair of runs by Georgetown in the top of the first inning, the Lady Tigers rallied, sparked by a leadoff double by McDaniel. Murphy singled to center field to dive in McDaniel and score the first run of the game for the Lady Tigers.

Kara Berger smacked an RBI doubled to left field to tie the game, and Kalea Wagener broke the tie with an RBI single to left field. Olivia Hamm walked to bring in the fourth run of the inning. The Lady Tigers first six batters reached base without recording an out.

Caudill hit an inside the park three run home run in the bottom of the second inning.

Wagner and Caudill each added an RBI in the bottom of the third inning, and Murphy shut down the Georgetown bats the rest of the way.

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