VINCENT, Ohio — Meigs took the Lady Warriors to the wire but fell short.
Friday night the Lady Marauders were defeated by Southeastern Ohio Athletic League champs Warren, 4-3 in Washington County.
Warren (17-3) got on the scoreboard first with a run in the home half of the third inning. The Lady Marauders (11-8) answered with a run in the top of the fourth to tie the game at one apiece.
The Lady Warriors regained the lead by taking advantage of a MHS error in the bottom of the fifth en route to one run. WHS added two runs in the sixth, highlighted by back-to-back doubles, and led 4-1.
The Lady Marauders chained three hits together in the top of the seventh, but they only managed two runs in the inning. Warren held on for the 4-3 non-league victory.
Lisa Marie Wise was credited with the loss after giving up four runs, three earned, on six hits and a walk. Wise struck out five batters in six innings of work.
Meagan Hukill received the no-decision after pitching three innings, in which she gave up one run on three hits and three walks. Taylor Dennis earned the win in relief, after giving up two runs on five hits and three walks in four innings of work. Hukill struck out three while Dennis struck out four.
Harley Fox led the Lady Marauders with two hits in the contest while Allyson Davis, Destiny Mullen, Tess Phelps, Emalee Glass, Lisa Marie Wise, and Tanisha McKinney each finished with one hit. Fox, Glass, and Suzy Cox each scored one run while Wise, Mullen, and McKinney each had a RBI.
Ally Spence and Hannah Zimmerman each had two hits to lead WHS followed by Brandi Douglas and Brandy Rodgers with one hit apiece. Spence led Warren with two runs batted in.
The Lady Warriors completed the sweep of the Meigs, as they defeated them in the opener 11-3 in Rocksprings. The Lady Marauders are now 0-4 against SEOAL opponents.
Meigs returns to action when it visits River Valley at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. MHS looks to complete the sweep of the Lady Marauders, as Meigs defeated RVHS 14-3 on April third.