Three hitters into the game against County Line last Monday Kayla Canada and the Lady Rattlers were already down 1-0. Canada would not allow another run and she knocked in the go-ahead run as the Lady Rattlers scratched out a 2-1 win over the Lady Indians.
After the first inning Canada, who struck out seven didn’t allow another baserunner until the fourth. She stranded single runners in the fourth and sixth and got out of a bases loaded jam in the seventh.
The Lady Rattlers took the lead in the fifth when Megan Hall and Kalyn Bryan both singled to open the inning. The tying run came home on a passed ball and with one down Canada doubled home Bryan to give Magazine a 2-1 edge.
Lady Rattlers 0
Scranton took control of the game with a five run first and led 8-0 through two and 14-0 through three before ending the game in the fourth.
The Lady Rattlers were limited to only two baserunners, walks by Kalyn Bryan and Dena Watson.
Mountainburg 6, 5
Lady Rattlers 0, 1
Kalyn Bryan accounted for the lone Lady Rattler run in a double header sweep by Mountainburg Friday. Chased around the diamond by Kayla Canada, Bryan scored in the third inning of the second game.
Magazine managed just five baserunners in the second game, two of which were erased on the basepaths.
The Lady Rattlers stranded five in the opening game shutout as well.