High school softball player breaks Indiana hits record

Alexa Allen of Leo High School is at bat Tuesday, May 16, 2017, against Carroll in Leo, Indiana. The senior recorded the 223rd hit of her career in the game, breaking a tie with former Indianapolis Roncalli standout Kendra Lynch for career hits in the state. Her hit count stands at 224 following the game. (WANE)

LEO, Ind. (WANE) – Leo’s Alexa Allen stands alone when it comes to the Indiana High School Athletic Association’s most sought-after individual record.

The senior recorded the 223rd hit of her career on Tuesday night at home against Carroll High School, breaking a tie with former Indianapolis Roncalli standout Kendra Lynch for career hits in the state of Indiana.

Allen sharply lined a single to left field to lead off the bottom half of the first inning for the record-setting hit.

Leo would go on to win 7-4. Allen finished 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs, and an RBI. She stands at 224 career hits.

Head coach Ben Shappell and the Lions are now 18-2 on the season.

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