Titans notch 20th win of the season

Photo by Travis David/Daily Clarion

Gibson Southern first baseman Lauren Lingafelter (right) fields a grounder and heads towards the bag in the top of the sixth inning Monday night. Lingafelter recorded three hits including a home run in the Titans 9-1 win over Tell City.

FORT BRANCH â€" Lauren Lingafelter launched a three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning to propel the Gibson Southern softball team to their 20th win of the season on Monday.

Behind the power of Lingafelter, the Titans improved to 20-1 on the season with a 9-1 victory over Pocket Athletic Conference foe Tell City.

The blast by Lingafelter was her fourth of the season and the 18th of her career tying Taylor Rogers for the most in program history.

The Lady Titan senior finished the game 3-for-3 with four RBI’s in the win.

Freshman Brenna Blume added a pair of doubles in three trips to the plate and drove in a run as the Titans offense pounded out 16 hits in the win.

Lexie Stunkel added three hits while Colby Rogers, Olivia Money and Emilee Edwards all wrapped out two hits in the win.

The Lady Titans put the game away in the third inning with five runs for a commanding 9-0 lead.

Lyndsi Adamson tossed the first four innings inside the circle to earn the win.

The Lady Titans acce did scattered three hits and fanned four batters as she lowered her ERA to 1.16 on the season and improved to 14-1 on the year.

Olivia Stunkel pitched the final three innings and allowed one run on three hits while striking out four batters.

Gibson Southern travels to Evansville Central on Thursday.

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