A pair of tight setbacks to begin the week has dropped the 2007-08 Seymour Lady Eagles to 6-8 overall and 0-1 in District 3-AA going into this weekend’s Eastman Invitational Tournament in Kingsport.
Seymour was upended by a final score of 3-1 by conference nemesis Alcoa Monday afternoon at the Seymour High School Softball Complex and then dropped a 4-3 decision Tuesday in eight innings at Rutledge.
The Lady Eagles have shown flashes of efficiency as the season nears its halfway point. Seymour has a double-header sweep of South-Doyle and shutout road wins at Anderson County (5-0) and at county rival Pigeon Forge (7-0) to its credit so far.
Despite a quality outing from freshman right-hander Chaney Graham, the Lady Eagles fell behind early and couldn’t manage to catch back up with the Lady Tornadoes Monday at Seymour. Seymour did get a RBI double from catcher Haley Huelsman that scored freshman Courtney Ervin in the sixth inning to avoid what would have been its first shutout loss of the year but couldn’t further capitalize on the late-inning momentum change and wound up suffering the 3-1 setback.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.