LISBON, OH- They say every good thing must come to an end. After 17 straight wins for the Lisbon Lady Blue Devils softball team, the suffered their first defeat. Now it’s time to start a new streak. Lisbon lost the lead late in a 12-7 defeat to Peebles on Saturday. The game was tied at five with Peebles batting in the top of the fifth when Lanie Johnston singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs.
Despite the loss, Lisbon did collect ten hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Peebles had 11 hits on the way to victory.
Peebles got things started in the first inning. Madison Pierce grounded out, scoring one run. After Peebles scored three runs in the top of the third, Lisbon answered with three of their own. Peebles scored when Kyndell Lloyd drew a walk, scoring one run and Hope Brown singled on a 0-1 count, scoring a pair. The Lady Blue Devils then answered when Justyce Vrable doubled, scoring two runs and McKenna Dailey‘s sac fly scored one run for Lisbon. In the bottom of the fourth inning, the Lady Devils tied things up at five. Lisbon scored one run when Kenedy Vrable doubled.
Pierce got the win for Peebles. She surrendered seven runs on ten hits over seven innings, striking out seven and walking one.
Emma Thompson took the loss for Lisbon. She surrendered seven runs on five hits over four and two-thirds innings. Mya Emmerling started the game for Lisbon. She surrendered five runs on six hits over two and a third innings, striking out two
Lisbon smacked two home runs on the day. Dailey went for the long ball in the seventh inning. Justyce Vrable went yard in the first. Lisbon tallied ten hits in the game. Mallory Gallo, Vrable, and Vrable each collected multiple hits for the Lady Devils. Vrable, Vrable, and Gallo each collected two hits to lead the squad.
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