A walk-off error led Lawrence North past Lawrence Central 6-5 on Saturday. The game was tied at five with Lawrence North batting in the bottom of the eighth when there was an error, scoring one run.
Lawrence North earned the victory despite allowing Lawrence Central to score three runs in the fourth inning. Lawrence Central‘s big inning was driven by a single by Emily Anderson and an error.
Lawrence Central evened things up at five in the top of the seventh inning.
Lawrence North scored three runs in the sixth inning. The big inning was thanks to a double by Brooke Schmadeke, a single by Cierra Taylor, and a walk by Raniah Rogers.
Lawrence Central scored three runs in the fourth inning. The big inning for Lawrence Central came thanks to a single by Emily Anderson and an error.
Taylor Erschen earned the win for Lawrence North. She went eight innings, allowing five runs, 11 hits, and striking out three. Leah Kohnen took the loss for Lawrence Central. She threw six innings, allowing three runs, five hits, and striking out two.
Lawrence North had eight hits in the game. Cierra Taylor, Raniah Rogers, and Bailey Hogan each collected multiple hits for Lawrence North. Bailey Hogan, Raniah Rogers, and Cierra Taylor each collected two hits to lead Lawrence North.
Lawrence Central collected 11 hits. Abigail Nixon and Brianna McMonagle each collected multiple hits for Lawrence Central. Abigail Nixon led Lawrence Central with three hits in five at-bats.