Clarksville, Ark.-The Lady Eagles traveled to Marshall, Texas, over the weekend to face the country's number-two ranked East Texas Baptist Lady Tigers and came away with four losses in American Southwest Conference action.
A three-run homer in the first inning propelled the Lady Tigers (34-2, 19-1) to a 7-0 win in Friday’s first game. The Lady Eagles (18-17, 9-15) looked to score in the third inning when four batters reached base, but were unable to cross home plate. Ozarks had three hits in the inning and left three runners on base. The Lady Eagles had six hits in the contest while the Lady Tigers recorded nine hits. Ozarks left seven runners on base in the game. Devon Bottoms had two hits to lead Ozarks. Amanda Luney (5-8) received the loss. The Lady Eagles faced a 10-0 deficit after two innings of play and recorded just one hit in Friday’s 14-0 loss. Kaleigh Dees had Ozarks’ hit. Chanceree Catlett (5-5) received the loss. The Lady Tigers shut out Ozarks in Saturday’s first game, 13-0, and collected 15 hits in the win. Four different Ozarks’ players had hits in the contest. The Lady Eagles left six runners on base in the game, including one in the first and second inning and two in the third. Dana Marvin (8-4) received the loss. ETBU powered their way to a 6-0 victory over the Lady Eagles in their final game of the series. Ozarks held the Lady Tigers to five hits in the contest, but two of those were home runs. ETBU used a three-run fourth inning following their home runs in the first and second innings to keep a 6-0 lead for good. Luney received the loss.