Despite a 5-run deficit in the third inning, Kell almost came all the way back, eventually falling 7-5 to East Paulding on Tuesday. Kell scored five runs in the failed comeback on a wild pitch during Val Artigues’s at bat, a passed ball during Lexie Scarpantonio’s at bat, a single by Brooke Kell, and a single by Savannah Markt.
Maggie O’kelley earned the victory on the rubber for East Paulding. She allowed three hits and five runs over seven innings, striking out nine. Markt took the loss for Kell. She allowed eight hits and seven runs over seven innings, striking out one and walking one.