The Lake View Lady Wild Gators came from behind to hand Dixie a 3-1 loss in game 1 of the Class A championship series played in Due West on Monday, May 13.
Dixie took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and held on to the lead until the top of the seventh inning when Spivey Evans hit a fly to center and Kaylee Herlong scored for third to knot the score at 1 Raven Locklear connected for a single to score Baxleigh Arnette to take a 2-1 lead.
Lake View connected for 10 hits in the game. Spivey Evans had 3 hits and a rbi in 4 at-bats while Baxleigh Arnette had 2 hits in 3 at- bats. Raven Locklear had a hit and a rbi in 4 at-bats. Emma King connected for a double in 3 at-bats. Alex Elliott had a double and a rbi in 4 at-bats. Kaylee Herlong had a hit in 3 at-bats.
Dixie had 5 hits in the game.
Raven Locklear picked up the win for Lake View. She pitched 7 innings and allowed 5 hits, walked 3, struck out 5, and allowed 1 earned run.
Caylee Brown was charged with the loss. She also pitched 7 innings and allowed 10 hits, walked 2, struck out 17, and allowed 3 runs of which were not earned.
Lake View did not commit an error in the game while Dixie was guilty of 2 errors.
Lake View hosted Dixie on Wednesday, May 15, at 6 p.m. in game 2 of the Class A state championship series.