– Jackson Millner / Reporter –
On Monday, April 24, the Lady Trojan softball team faced the Jackson Christian Eagles. Dyersburg entered the game with a record of 19-8, and Jackson Christian entered with a record of 13-11. This was the first time these two teams had met this season. This was not a district game, but it was senior night for the Lady Trojan softball players. The senior players introduced Monday night were Taylor Hopper, Savannah McCraw, Hannah Armstrong and Anna Brooke Coker.
The game began in the top of the first inning, with Jackson Christian getting one run on the board early. Dyersburg countered in the bottom of the first inning, scoring three runs to make the score at the end of the first inning 3-1. Junior Hannah Jackson and sophomore Shelby Hopper got three runs batted in (RBI) combined in the first inning, with Jackson getting two and Hopper getting one. The second inning ended with no runs from either team, keeping the score 3-1. The third inning started with no runs from Jackson Christian, but Dyersburg scored one run to increase their lead to 4-1. The Lady Trojans went on to win the game, for neither team scored after the third inning.