Kell earned it’s first region win of the season after defeating region opponent, Paulding County, on Tuesday night. For the third game in a row, Kell scored 2 runs in the first inning after Meghan Hamilton scored Val Artigues on an RBI groundout. Mackenzie Teague contributed with a bases loaded walk. The bats went quiet until the 5th inning, when Brooke Kell scored Brooke Smith with an RBI triple. Meghan Hamilton then reached on an error, which scored Brooke Kell and advanced Hamilton to third. Savannah Markt then came through with the go-ahead RBI single, which gave Kell the lead.
Savannah Markt started in the circle for Kell going 4.1 innings while giving up 4 runs (2 earned) on 7 hits, 2 walks, and 3 strikeouts. Mia DeAngelis earned her second victory, in relief, going 2.2 innings giving up 0 runs on 1 hit and 4 strikeouts. Kell improves to 2-2 on the season and 1-1 in region play. Next game is on Thursday against Cass.