TISHOMINGO — As the old saying goes “Better late than never.”

TISHOMINGO — As the old saying goes “Better late than never.”

Saturday afternoon, the Dickson Lady Comets proved this saying was worth its weight in gold, as a late run in the bottom of the sixth sealed a 3-2 victory over the Madill Lady Wildcats in the consolation bracket of the Tishomingo Tournament.

Kayden Barton put Dickson in front 2-0 with a two-RBI single to center field in the bottom of the first inning.

Madill cut into the lead with a fielders choice RBI in the top of the second, before Kayli Sweet tied the game with an RBI bloop single. 

With time expired, the teams were forced to settle the game via the international tie-breaker, with a runner beginning the inning on second base with no outs.

After one inning with both teams holding steady, it was Dickson who broke through in the bottom of the sixth when Camie McGahey scored on a wild pitch to win the game for Dickson. 

Dickson moved to 5-4 on the season with the win, and managed to reel off two more victories against Ada (8-5) and district rival Atoka (2-1) to claim third place overall and move to 7-4. 

McGahey also got the win on the mound for Dickson, throwing six innings of work. She allowed one earned run on six hits with four walks and three strikeouts.

McKenzie Reed took the loss for Madill (5-7-1) throwing 5 2/3 innings. She allowed three earned runs on seven hits with one walk and three strikeouts. 

In other action at the Tishomingo Tournament this weekend, it was the Turner Lady Falcons defeating the Durant junior varsity team by a score of 13-5 on Thursday.

Turner scored six runs in the first inning before adding seven in the third.

Jaleigh Durst and Callie Hawkins each had two RBI’s in the game for the Lady Falcons.

Ryleigh Parker got the win on the mound for the Lady Falcons, throwing three innings of work in the contest.

She allowed one hit with three walks and four strikeouts.

The Lady Falcons unfortunately were defeated Saturday afternoon against Antlers by a score of 7-0.

Antlers scored two runs in the third, followed by four in the fourth, with one more in the fifth.

Turner only managed two hits in the game.

Earlier in the day on Saturday, the Madill Lady Wildcats won against the Wilson Lady Eagles by a score of 16-4.

Madill scored nine runs in the first inning followed by two more runs in the second, and five more in the third.

Wilson managed to score four runs in the third inning.

Taylor O’Steen led the Lady Eagles with two RBI in the game against the Lady Wildcats.

Kyann Melton had three RBI against the Lady Eagles.

The Tishomingo Lady Indians managed to get a narrow win on Saturday afternoon by a score of 6-5 over the Ada Lady Cougars to send them to the championship game.

Tishiomingo took on the Kiowa Cowgirls in the championship game Saturday night, where the Lady Indians were defeated by a score of 3-1.

Tishomingo will host Atoka Monday.