Tuesday night’s District 15-3A matchup had to sting for the Brownsboro Bearettes.
The Bearettes lost their third straight District 15-3A contest with a 4-3 loss to the Canton Eaglettes in Brownsboro.
With the loss, Brownsboro is now 16-5 on the year and 3-3 in district play.
They will return to the diamond Friday night as they travel to Athens.
First pitch for the game is set for 7 p.m. at Peg Cain Field.
Friday night’s game will be the final regular season contest between the Bearettes and the Lady Hornets.
Brownsboro won the first meeting, 5-4, in Brownsboro on March 14.
Brownsboro was able to record 12 hits off Canton pitching on Tuesday, but gave up three big runs in the top of the first inning.
Canton’s Jenna Stanley ripped an bases clearing RBI-triple off Brownsboro starting pitcher Madison Timmerman that scored Sam Neal and Haley Hipsher.
Stanley would come around to score on the throw for the 3-0 lead.
BHS was able to pick up a run in the bottom of the fourth inning as Rebecca McGough went for the steal of home to cut the deficit to 3-1.
The score would remain the same until the seventh inning as both teams put runs on the scoreboard.
Canton scored it’s final run of the game as Emily Bell was able to steal home for the 4-1 lead.
Brownsboro would add two more runs in the bottom half of the inning.
Madison Alexander recorded an RBI-ground out that scored McKenzie Chambers from third.
Brownsboro’s Kelsey Lemus then recorded an RBI-single that scored Baylee McCurley for the 4-3 final.
Brownsboro was led at the plate by McCurley — as she went 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Alexander went 2-for-4 with an RBI, while Lemus went 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Brooke Johnson went 2-for-4, while Chambers went 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Shelbie Bagby and Kaitlyn Wariner recorded one hit for Brownsboro.
Timmerman took the loss in the circle with a complete-game, four hitter. She allowed four runs — two of them earned — while striking out 13 batters and walking two.