Oliver Springs, Tenn. (WVLT) - Lindsey Fadnek used a variety of pitches to strike out 14 batters from Oliver Springs in Coalfields 4-0 victory in the District semifinal game. The total gave her 1,813 career strikeouts and first place on the state career strikeout mark, eclipsing the former mark of 1,807 career held by Megan Rhodes.
Fadnek believes she is not done with her strikeout total, "I've got a lot in me. A lot more. So I'm hoping I can get a lot further." Her coach, Jen Laurendine says the record means a lot to the community of Coalfield, "It's so exciting for our school, our team. For Lindsey, for her future. Just for the whole community. This is just such an uplifting thing. Some good news to bring back to our community. So we're real excited about it."
Fadnek also can hit, crushing a solo homerun in the game as well.