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Lady Titans fall to East Jess in extra inning thriller

Mercer County falters three-run lead in seventh inning

Mercer County junior pitcher Kynleigh Miller steps on the rubber for some power in the circle against East Jessamine on Tuesday, April 16. (Photo by Julia Weaber)

Arpan Dixit
Herald Staff  

After a tough loss to Ashland Blazer over the weekend, the Mercer County Lady Titans  (7-11) endured another brutal defeat, this time to district rival East Jessamine (11-3) by a final score of 11-10 in eight innings of play.

Eighth grader Kayleigh White took the loss in one inning of relief.

“We played strong coming out of the gate, but we have to play a full seven innings, or in this case eight, to take a district championship,” said Head Coach Rob Tharp. “Kynleigh (Miller) pitched well, we hit well, we just didn’t play clean at the end and it cost us.”

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