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In a pressure-packed situation in front of a big crowd, Madison Central's Jasmine Kaylor felt the intensity of the moment.

"It was loud out here. There were a lot of people, which was awesome," Madison Central assistant coach Sierra Huerta said. "There was a little bit of nerves getting through that, but she got over that hurdle."

Before she could get settled in, though, the Lady Knights (25-6) were able to push across a couple of runs.

And that was all they would need.

Lexington Catholic advanced to the semifinals of the 11th Region Tournament with a 5-1 win over the Lady Indians (22-5) on Monday in Richmond. The Lady Knights collected 11 hits and got a solid performance in the circle from freshman Abby Hammond.

Catholic will take on Scott County (21-11) on Tuesday at Western Hills High School.

Kaylor walked the first batter of the game, then allowed a single to Lucy Nash. Ava Emmert delivered an RBI single before Kinley Willoughby drew a bases-loaded walk.

Kaylor got the next two batters to avoid any further damage.

"She pitched really, really well for the rest of the game," Huerta said of Kaylor.

The sophomore retired the side in order in the second, third and fourth innings, which gave Central a chance to get back in the game.

In the bottom of the fourth, Cassidy Hack led-off with a single and moved up on a Hannah Ison bunt. After a walk to Kaylor, Brooklyn Guilbault delivered an RBI single which cut the Lexington Catholic lead to 2-1.

"She had a great at-bat," Huerta said of Guilbault. "I knew when she fouled that ball off (at 0-2), something good was going to happen."

Central had runners on base in the fifth and sixth inning, but couldn't push across another run.

Catholic scored three times in the sixth.

Kaylor went 5 1/3 innings, allowing eight hits, five run and three walks with six strikeouts. Cassidy Gentry pitched the final 1 2/3 innings, allowing three hits.

Shelby Hensley was 1-for-2 with a walk. Hack was 1-for-2 and scored a run and Macaila Morin was 1-for-4 for Central.

Emmert was 3-for-4 with an RBI and scored once. Nash was 2-for-4 and Emily Lammers was 2-for-4.

Catholic's Abby Hammond earned the complete-game win. The freshman allowed just four hits and two walks while striking out seven.

"This team has created a nice building block for next season," Huerta said. "I'm excited to see where it goes."

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