Lynx split with John Wood
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The Lady Lynx got off to a rocky
start Sunday afternoon against John Wood Community College. Jana
Wright gave up a two-run homer in the top of the first inning, and
the Lady Lynx trailed the rest of the game.
In the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs, John Wood made a
fielding error to put Casey Barretts on first base. Jessica Dorgan
came up to bat with a big two-run homer to take the Lynx into extra
innings. Going into the bottom of the eighth inning, the score was
tied 2-2, Jana Wright got on base with a single, and Katie Kramer
advanced Jana with a single. Lohgan Bryant advanced the runners with
a fielder's choice and Christi Dixon hit the winning run in with a
single to right-center field.
Jana Wright started the game, going
six innings, and Jordyn Steiner (3-0) came into the game and earned
Lynx coach Crystal Wurth commented:
"We were slow to start the first game. We had consistent defense
but struggled at the plate. When we did get on base, we made
base-running errors that made us fail to score early in the game. We
got lucky with a few key hits that put us on top to come out with a
In the second game the Lynx could not get an offense going, the
pitchers struggled and defense shut down. The final score after five
innings was 11-0 in favor of John Wood.
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Jordyn Steiner (3-1) took the loss for the Lynx. Rachel Price
finished out the game for Lincoln on the mound, throwing 2 1/2
The Lynx now have an overall record of 7-5 and 1-1 in the
conference. Their next game is on Thursday at home against Parkland.
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