Photo: Leigha Walker blasted a three run homer versus Mingus
Mingus Marauders came back from an early three run deficit to beat the Prescott Badgers 4-3 in Cottonwood.
The Badgers jumped on top in the first inning with a three run homer by Leigha Walker, scoring Ruby Tessman and Kennedy Carr ahead of her, for a 3-0 lead.
Prescott managed only two more hits in the next six innings as Alexis Ayersman pitched a gem, shutting out the Badgers the rest of the way, with eight strikeouts and no walks. Ayersman hit one of two home runs for the Marauders. Marissa Vocca had the other one.
The Marauders picked up run in the bottom of the first, and two more in the third to tie the game at three, off of Badger pitcher Eliza Legge.
Mingus scored the go ahead run in the bottom of the sixth. Maddie Antonini came into pitch and get the final out for the Badgers. Leigha Walker had two of the four hits for Prescott.
Prescott falls to (2-4) in the Grand Canyon Region, and (9-9) overall. Mingus improved to (7-1) and (15-2). The Badgers will host Saguaro today at 4:00 pm.
MINGUS MARAUDERS 4, PRESCOTT BADGERS 3
Innings- 123 456 7 – R H E
Prescott 300 000 0 – 3 4 2
Mingus 102 001 x – 4 8 0
Bradshaw Mountain 16, Barry Goldwater 1
Flagstaff 11, Lee Williams 0
Poston Butte 25, Cortez 0, 5 innings
Seton Cathoilc 9, Saguaro 2
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The Badgers dropped their first division match at home 8-1 to the Flagstaff Eagles. Camden Fetty was the only Badger to win his match.
Prescott (3-1) in Division II, Section II, and (6-4) overall, will travel to Phoenix to face Deer Valley on Thursday at 3:30 pm. Flagstaff (2-0) (7-1) will host Notre Dame Prep.
#1 Leyton Fetty lost 6-0, 6-1 to Camden Hagerman
#2 Owen Thomas lost 6-1, 6-4 to Alejandro Acuna
#3 Camden Fetty won 6-2, 6-1 over Zachary Miller
#4 Cole James lost 6-0, 6-1 to Kendrick Estes
#5 Carter Thompson lost 6-0, 6-1 to Rowan Hawkins
#6 Luke Raber lost 6-0, 6-3 to Van Wiederholt
#1 Thomas/L. Fetty lost 8-3 to Acuna/Hagerman
#2 James/ C. Fetty lost 8-4 to Miller/Hawkins
#3 Thompson/Raber lost 8-0 to Wiederholt/Estes
Lee Williams 9, Yuma 0
Notre Dame Prep 8, Mingus 1