Lady Tigers suffer first defeat of season

Academy falls in extra innings to Havasu

Third Baseman Kassidy Campbell is off to a fast start for the Lady Tigers this season, doing it offensively and defensively as she makes a play against Page last season.

Photo by Shawn Byrne.

Third Baseman Kassidy Campbell is off to a fast start for the Lady Tigers this season, doing it offensively and defensively as she makes a play against Page last season.

KINGMAN – Kingman Academy High School’s girls softball team showed the ability to come back from being behind on the scoreboard.

On Monday, they came back with three runs in the fifth inning to tie the score at 8-8. Both teams exchanged runs tying the game at 9-9 going into the bottom of the ninth inning.

The Knights’ Gabby Dominguez singled off the Tigers’ Maryssa Edwards to drive in two runs and score a total of six, as Lake Havasu defeated the previously unbeaten Lady Tigers at home, 15-11.

Kingman Academy’s Chloe Elliot drove in four runs with a single in the fifth inning, and hit a home run in the ninth inning. Trinity Player drove in one run in the sixth inning.

The Lady Knights cooled Kingman Academy’s bats, holding the Lady Tigers to nine hits. Randa Short, Jessica Plew and Elliot had multiple hits. Elliot was 3-for-4 on the day.

Edwards took the loss for Kingman Academy giving up 13 runs on 15 hits.

The Lady Tigers (8-1) play Lee Williams in the Coca Cola Invitational Kingman Tournament at 6 p.m. Friday.