The Corsicana Tigers Varsity top Jacksonville behind Lexi White’s 4 hits, 18-7


Edwin Olvera, JBJ Staff

An outstanding effort by Lexi White lifted the Corsicana Tigers Varsity to an 18-7 win in seven innings over Jacksonville on Tuesday.

White rocked Jacksonville with two home runs. White went 4-5 in the game with four RBIs and three runs scored. White homered in the first and seventh innings.

The Corsicana Tigers Varsity beat Jacksonville thanks to 19 hits, including eight extra base hits. The Corsicana Tigers Varsity scored eight runs in the seventh on the Corsicana Tigers Varsity scored in the seventh on an RBI single by Gracie Griffin, a two-run single by Chelsea Vandiver, a groundout byCarly Cates, an RBI single by Kameron Betts, and a three-run home run by White.

The Corsicana Tigers Varsity hit three home runs in the win. Additional home runs for the Corsicana Tigers Varsity came when Betts homered in the first inning and White homered in the first and seventh innings.

Even though Vandiver allowed seven runs over seven innings she still recorded the victory. She struck out seven, walked one and surrendered seven hits with only two earned.

The Corsicana Tigers Varsity easily handled Jacksonville pitching as six hitters combined for 16 hits, 14 RBIs and 14 runs scored.

A Clevenger couldn’t get it done on the rubber for Jacksonville, taking a loss. She lasted just two-thirds of an inning, walked two, struck out none, and allowed five runs.

The Corsicana Tigers Varsity never trailed after scoring eight runs in the first on an RBI double by Madison Pond, two three-run home runs, an RBI single by Cates, and a two-run triple by Skylar Kirk.

The Corsicana Tigers Varsity scored one run in the third inning, and then followed it up with one more in the fourth. In the third, the Corsicana Tigers Varsity scored on an RBI double by Kirk, scoring Griffin.

Three runs in the bottom of the third helped Jacksonville close its deficit to 9-5. A three-run error fueled Jacksonville’s comeback. The Corsicana Tigers Varsity stopped the rally after Vandiver got S Richardson to swing her way to a strike out.

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