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Tecumseh Lady Savages Holds 14-2 Season Record

 

September 9, 2021

Countywide & Sun/Natasha Dunagan

Tecumseh's Serenity Jacoway hurls one over the plate during the third inning of the fastpitch softball home game against Lone Grove on Aug. 26. Tecumseh won 2-1.

The Lady Savages added three more fast pitch wins last week to move the season record to 14-2 and their District 4A-2 record to 4-1.

Tecumseh went to Oklahoma City to face Mt. St. Mary and walked away with an 18-0 district win in four innings. You can read the complete story of the game in last week's Countywide and Sun.

On Tuesday, the Lady Savages were home to host Seminole and Tecumseh had a tough time against the Lady Chieftains but came out with a 4-1 district win. Tecumseh outhit Seminole 4-3 but had to overcome two errors in the game to claim the win.

Seminole took an early lead with a run in the top of the first and the Lady Savages answered with two in the bottom of the inning. The scored remained 2-1 until the bottom of the fifth when Tecumseh got two insurance runs to lead 4-1.

Serenity Jacoway grabbed the win in the circle for the Lady Savages as she went seven innings and allowed just one unearned run and gave up three hits while striking out eight and walking three. Jacoway also scored a run and picked up one of four hits for Tecumseh and was 1-for-2 at the plate.

Jessi Hull got the Lady Savages only extra base hit with a double and drove in two-runs while going 1-for-3 in the win. Bristin Hayes drove in a run and scored twice and was 2-for-3 for the Lady Savages. Katie Overstreet scored the other run for Tecumseh in the tough win.

After the close win over Seminole on Tuesday, the Lady Savages traveled to Cushing on Thursday and had to come from behind with a big inning to beat the Tigers. Cushing led 4-0 after the first inning and led 5-1 after three complete innings.

The Lady Savages got a run in the top of the fourth to cut the lead to 5-2 and then blew up for six in the top of the fifth to lead 8-5. The Tigers came back with a run in the bottom of the fifth to shave the lead to 8-6.

After neither team scored in the sixth, the Lady Savages pushed two more runs across in the top of the seventh and held Cushing scoreless in the bottom of the inning to get a hard fought 10-6 win. The Lady Savages outhit Cushing 10-8 but had a whopping five errors in the win.

Jacoway was the winning pitcher for Tecumseh and also a big part of the offense. Jacoway pitched seven innings and allowed six-runs, only two earned, on eight-hits and fanned eight and gave up two walks. Jacoway also had three RBI's in the win as she went 2-for-5, including a double.

Lauren Taylor and Vivian Hayes each drove in two-runs in the win. Taylor was 1-for-2 and scored two-runs for Tecumseh. Hayes also scored twice in the win. Cadence Oliver was 2-for-3 and scored twice for the Lady Savages. Katelyn Fleming scored a run and was 2-for-3. Emily Bingham was 1-for-2 in the game and scored a run.

Next up for the Lady Savages is the Tecumseh-Dale Tournament beginning today and running through Saturday. On Monday, the Lady Savages will host Classen SAS and then Tecumseh travels to Ada on Tuesday.

 

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