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Lady Tigers Come Up Short In 12-Inning Loss To Swain


March 5, 2018

Jeremiah Reed

Rosman freshman Hope Taylor threw a complete game in her first varsity start Friday against Swain County. Taylor pitched 11 innings and gave up five runs on eight hits.

The one-run losses that gave the Rosman Lady Tigers fits last season reared its head again Friday night as Rosman put together two late game rallies, only to fall to Swain County 6-5 in a 12-inning contest.

After Swain struck for one run in the top of the first, Rosman answered back with a run in the bottom of the second.

From there, the game settled into a stalemate until the seventh inning when Swain got a solo home run from Kenzie Eagleman to go ahead 2-1.

Needing one run to stay alive, Ashlyn Dodson doubled and scored moments later on a double from Abby Rice.

After a scoreless eigh...

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