Alcovy can’t capitalize on runners in loss
After playing its first nine games without a loss, Alcovy fell for the second time in three contests Tuesday, losing 6-1 to Ola on Tuesday.
The Tigers (9-1-2) escaped the rain in Mc- Donough, but couldn’t escape solid pitching, good defense and costly mistakes.
Alcovy allowed two unearned runs with freshman Kalia Johnson on the mound.
In the first inning, Johnson hit a batter, the Tigers committed an error and the Mustangs (5-2-1) connected on a big hit for a 4-1 lead.
Alcovy got on the board first as Lakeiyah Sorrells got on base, moved over on a bunt and was driven home.
The Tigers finished with seven hits, but could only manage the one run.
“We didn’t get the big hit today,” Alcovy coach Monica Marks said. “We had a couple of innings when we had runners on first, second and third base but we didn’t