A strong performance from Jayleigh Totten was not enough for the Marlow Lady Outlaws in Tuesday’s game against Chickasha.
Totten struck out 15 batters and hit two home runs in Marlow’s 7-4 home loss to Chickasha in 10 innings. Totten pitched a complete game for the Lady Outlaws.
Marlow was looking for its second win of the week after beating Dickson 9-2 Monday.
Totten came out on fire in the circle, striking out Chickasha’s first six batters. Chickasha’s first player did not safely reach base until the top of the third inning.
Jori Brittain recorded Marlow’s first hit of the game with a double in the bottom of the second. Aurelia Holguin hit a hard-hit ball to the fence that popped out of the Chickasha defender’s glove and resulted in a 1-0 lead for the Lady Outlaws.
Chickasha tied the game at one run apiece in the third inning, but it did not take long for Marlow to come up with an answer. Totten hit her first home run of the game in the bottom half of the inning to give the Lady Outlaws a 3-1 lead.
Totten then hit a solo blast in the fifth inning to extend Marlow’s lead. She went 2-for-3 at the plate with three RBIs and two walks.
Marlow held a 4-1 lead heading to the sixth inning. Chickasha cut its deficit to one run and then tied the game in the seventh off of a Valerie Inghram base hit.
The Lady Outlaws put multiple players on base in the eighth and ninth innings but could not score.
The loss moved Marlow to 10-3 on the season. The Lady Outlaws had won their last four games prior to the loss to Chickasha.
The Lady Outlaws will next do battle at the Southwest Shootout in Sterling with the Lady Outlaws playing on the south field at 6 p.m. tommorow against the winner of Wayne-Kiefer.