Lincoln Girls Take Title

Johnie J. Logue
Enterprise Staff
The Lincoln Girls,beat Lamont 6-3 to win the championship of the Kaysinger softball tournament played on Saturday at Cole Camp. The loser’s bracket was played at Lincoln.
Aleah Paxton threw a perfect game on Friday over Tipton 18-0  with nine strikeouts to nine batters. Yea, you read it correctly. And yes, she will be the Athlete of the Week next week  since the team took precedent this week by winning all of the marbles.
In the championship game, it was 2-2 in the fifth when Chloe Reese would single on the first pitch at bat scoring the go ahead run. Lincoln would score three more in the sixth as Lamont tried to rally in the seventh as Parker would blast a home run before Aleah Paxton would put out the fire. Reese went 3-3 with two RBI’s.
Lincoln beat Green Ridge 6-3 earlier Saturday to advance to the finals. Green Ridge scored two in the first and Lincoln score two in their second only to see Green Ridge regain the lead in the third. It was 3-2 before Lincoln would score one in the fourth and one in the fifth and two in the sixth for the nice victory. Lead off batter Genesis Smith went 3-4. Aleah Paxton went 2-3 with an RBI