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Lady Tigers split with Havasu

Academy’s Jessica Plew delivers a pitch against Lee Williams with first baseman Maryssa Edwards at the ready Tuesday. Plew earned the win over Lake Havasu Thursday. (JC AMBERLYN/Miner)

Academy’s Jessica Plew delivers a pitch against Lee Williams with first baseman Maryssa Edwards at the ready Tuesday. Plew earned the win over Lake Havasu Thursday. (JC AMBERLYN/Miner)

KINGMAN - After beating Lake Havasu Thursday at Southside Park, 10-6, the tables turned on Kingman Academy in a 12-6 loss to the Knights Friday in Lake Havasu City.

In Thursday's win, the Academy (10-7, 2-4) had to hold off a late Havasu (7-9, 3-3) rally. The Lady Tigers took a 10-2 lead into the seventh, but the Knights scored four more runs before it was over.

Jillian Winters and Shaunti Short each had three hits for the Academy. Short doubled, scored, and drove in one run. Winters scored twice.

Alexis McDade collected two hits, scored a run and had one RBI in the non-section win.

Academy's defense disappeared in the Friday's Section V loss. The Lady Tigers committed six errors to make Maryssa Edwards the hard-luck loser.

Edwards pitched six innings and gave up 12 runs, one earned, on 15 hits and two walks. She struck out six.

Jessica Plew, who won Thursday's game in the circle, went 3-for-4 with a double in the loss. Short was 2-for-4, and Edwards went 2-for-3.

The Academy is currently ranked No. 23 in Division III. The top 32 advance to the state tournament that begins Saturday.

The Lady Tigers close out the regular season visiting No. 4 River Valley (14-1, 4-1) at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Mohave Valley.