Both teams were strong on the mound Monday, but the Lady Cardinals defeated Lake Hamilton 3-2. Grace Bryant allowed just five hits to Lake Hamilton.
The Lady Cardinals took the lead for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth there was an error, scoring one run, Madison Mickle grounded out, scoring one run, and Mallory Theel tripled off of Charley Rowland, driving in one run.
Grace Bryant earned the win for the Lady Cardinals. She went seven innings, giving up two runs, five hits, and striking out seven. Rowland took the loss for Lake Hamilton. She pitched five innings, giving up three runs, five hits, and striking out one.
Theel, Grace Bryant, Kinsey Bryant, Leighton Withers, and Brooke Roush each collected one hit to lead the Lady Cardinals.