Clay County Lady Tigers defeat Madisonville-North Hopkins to advance to state softball semifinals

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) - The Clay County Lady Tigers defeated Madisonville-North Hopkins 4-2 to advance to the KHSAA State Softball semifinals.

The Lady Tigers used a three-run third-inning to give them a comfortable lead, that was until Madisonville-North Hopkins plated two runs in the bottom of the fourth.

Clay County tacked on one more run in the fifth inning to finish the scoring for the game.

Pitcher Brianda Owens got the victory for the Lady Tigers. Owens also went 2-3 at the plate and tallied two RBIs.

Clay County will face Male in the semifinal round Saturday at noon.

Should Clay County advance to the title game, the championship will take place Saturday evening at 6 p.m.

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