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Ironton falls to Leesburg Fairfield in softball regional final, 3-2

The Herald-DispatchMay 23, 2019

LANCASTER, Ohio — Lees-burg Fairfield defeated Iron-ton, 3-2, Wednesday in an Ohio Division III, Region 11 softball semifinal at Lancaster High School.

Ironton led 2-0 entering the top of the seventh inning after scoring runs in the second and third innings. Then Fairfield (25-1) rallied for three unearned runs, including two on an error by the Fighting Tigers, to take the lead. As the designated home team, Ironton had the final at-bat but was retired in order.

Keegan Moore pitched a complete game for Ironton (26-2) allowing six hits, walking one and striking out nine. Moore got two outs in the Lions’ half of the seventh inning before the three runs scored.

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