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Junior Tia Thorpe (10) is shown pitching in an earlier game for Marshall County. Thorpe and the Lady Marshals have worked up a 6-2 record and will soon expect reinforcements with basketball players joining the lineup.

Marshall County’s softball team went 2-1 in the Lady Patriot Classic tournament at Lincoln County last week.

After opening with a 13-2 loss to Central Hardin, the Lady Marshals rallied to post wins over Taylor County, 12-4, and Allen County-Scottsville, 8-5.

Junior Charley Pursley and senior Sarenna Tomassi are leading Marshall County (6-2) in offense. Pursley has posted a .783 batting average in 23 at-bats, while Tomassi is at .600 in 25 plate appearances. She also has delivered three homers, four doubles and 15 RBIs in the Lady Marshals’ eight games.

Pitching-wise, Gracelynn Darnall is 3-0 in 13 innings with a 1.08 earned run average. In six starts, Tia Thorpe is 1-2 with a save in 21.2 innings of work. She has recorded 16 strikeouts thus far and posts a 4.52 ERA.

Emily Garland rounds out Marshall’s pitching thus far as starter Gabbi Lovett returns from her stint with the basketball team. Garland has pitched 12 innings with two starts for a 6.24 ERA.

What’s Next: Marshall County is slated to meet McCracken County today (Tuesday) at the Lady Mustangs’ field at 6 p.m. The Lady Marshals will then travel to play Paducah Tilghman Thursday and host the Lady Tornado next next Monday.

This Saturday, Marshall will take part in the Dan Cummins Classic in Georgetown, Kentucky, against Pendleton County, Louisville Male and Madison Southern.

Next Tuesday, the Lady Marshals will play just their second home game against Christian County.