LONE GROVE — When life hands you a favorable situation, it’s best to take advantage.

LONE GROVE — When life hands you a favorable situation, it’s best to take advantage.

The Lone Grove Lady Horns did just that Tuesday afternoon against Chickasha.

Less than 24 hours after Chickasha defeated Blanchard, the Lady Horns handed the Fighting Chicks their third district loss of the season with a 3-0 shutout at Glenn Wendt Field.

Lone Grove now sits all alone in first place atop the District 4A-2 standings at 10-1 in district play and 18-3 overall, while Chickasha fell to 17-7 overall and 7-3 in district play.

Lone Grove could become district champions before it takes the field again on Monday should Blanchard lose on Friday at Chickasha.

However, if the Lady Lions do win on the road, a Lone Grove victory on Monday over Blanchard at home will seal the district title, and hosting rights in the upcoming regional tournament.

Emmy Guthrie once again showcased her talent on the mound in getting the victory pitching, but she also showed off her bat in the bottom of the third to put Lone Grove in the lead.

Guthrie connected on a two-run home run off a line drive to left field which brought home Lexi Meadows and gave the Lady Horns a 2-0 lead.

Chloe Pender continued her solid run as of late as she made it 3-0 in the bottom of the fourth with an RBI single off a line drive to left field.

Chickasha threatened to come back in the top of the seventh with two runners on base, but Guthrie slammed the door shut with a strikeout to end the game.

Jordan Ramsay finished the game going 3-for-3 with a run scored in the game, while Meadows was 2-for-3 with one run scored.

Pender finished 2-for-3 with an RBI, while Guthrie was 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI’s. 

Guthrie got the win on the mound for the Lady Horns, throwing a complete game. She allowed five hits with one walk and seven strikeouts.