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Madison Street, Church Girls win close ones
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Each game in women’s Church League action Tuesday at Warren County Fairgrounds came down the final at-bat, including one that featured a play at the plate to end the game.Madison Street was able to hold on to a 10-9 victory over Covenant while Church Girls made a big defensive play to defeat Centertown 9-6.Back-to-back RBI doubles in the top of the seventh inning by Kelly Smartt and Kayley Murray pushed Madison Street into a 10-7 lead over Covenant Tuesday night, but things were just getting interesting. Covenant loaded the bases in the final inning with two outs while trailing by two, then Natasha Elrod came through with a single that made it 10-9.With the bases juiced, Kenya Steakley came to the plate with a chance to provide the game-winning hit. Instead, Steakley hit a grounder and Madison Street tossed home to get Veronica Stepien out before she could cross the plate for the tying run.

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