Ringgold Tigers

The Ringgold Tigers plated five runs in the bottom of the third inning and picked up a 5-1 victory over visiting Trion in an NGAC game on Wednesday afternoon.

A pair of one-out walks got the inning going. Phillip Johnson followed with an RBI-single and Brentlee Raby delivered an RBI-double before Jack Mealor added a run-scoring single. Following a pop-up and a walk, Tillman Leonard broke the game open with a two-run single.

Mealor was the only Tiger with multiple hits as he finished the day 2 for 2 at the plate.

Sebastian Haggard pitched five innings, allowing just three hits and one walk with 10 strikeouts. Johnson pitched the sixth. He allowed one earned run on two hits and a walk with one strikeout. The game was called after the top of the sixth inning.

Ringgold is now 4-1 overall and 2-0 in the NGAC.

Scott Herpst is sports editor for the Walker County Messenger in LaFayette, Ga., and Catoosa County News in Ringgold, Ga.

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