Even though Mt. Vernon and Lawrence North both had their opportunities, it was Lawrence North that eventually prevailed 6-5 on Tuesday. The game was tied at five with Lawrence North batting in the top of the seventh when there was an error, scoring one run.
Taylor Erschen earned the win for Lawrence North. She pitched seven innings, surrendering five runs, 14 hits, and striking out three. Kaitlyn Nugent took the loss for Mt. Vernon. She went four innings, surrendering one run, two hits, striking out one, and walking one.
Mt. Vernon had 14 hits in the game. Sydnee Perry, Anelise Worden, Makenzie Gee, Kaitlyn Nugent, and Mackenzie McCann each collected multiple hits for Mt. Vernon. Victoria Whyde and Mackenzie McCann each drove in two runs to lead Mt. Vernon.
Lawrence North will play Lawrence Central for the IHSAA Sectional 10 championship game at 7:00 pm on May 24th at Mt. Vernon High School.