Softball season ends at the hand of Rhea County

By | May 10, 2018 8:22 am

Savannah Jones swings at a pitch in a game earlier this season. Jones finished with two hits in Monday’s loss to Cookeville.

For the Warriorette softball team, the District 6AAA tournament came to a close, on Tuesday afternoon. The Warriorettes struggled, on Tuesday, to ever get their offense going against Rhea County. The Warriorettes would fall to Rhea County 11-0 on Tuesday afternoon. The Warriorettes would fall into the loser’s bracket after they lost to Cookeville on Monday night by a final score of 12-1.

On Monday night, the Warriorettes couldn’t keep up with Cookeville and fell 12-1.

Cookeville got on the board in the first inning with a double to take a 1-1 lead.

The Warriorettes would tie things up in the top of the second inning. The Warriorettes scored one run when Savannah Jones doubled scoring Macayla Rogan.

However, Cookeville would pull away for good with four runs in the third inning. Cookeville would take a commanding 5-1 lead. Cookeville would put the game away in the fourth inning, with seven runs to take a commanding 12-1 lead.

Paige Parker took the loss for the Warriorettes. She went three and two-thirds innings, allowing nine runs on nine hits, striking out three and walking one.

Jones led the Warriorettes with two hits in two at-bats. Rogan had the only other hit for the Warriorettes.

On Tuesday night, the Warriorettes couldn’t keep up with Rhea County and fell 11-0 on Tuesday.

One bright spot for the Wabriorettes, on Tuesday night, was a single by Megan Sparkman in the fifth inning.

Rhea County would put the game away in the second and third innings. Rhea County scored six runs in the second and five runs in the third inning to pick up the win.

Ellie Savage took the loss for the Warriorettes. She allowed four hits and eight runs over three innings.

Paige Parker started the game for the Warriorettes. However, an injury in the second inning would force Parker to come out of the game. Parker would surrender three runs on one hit over one inning.

The Warriorettes season comes to a close with a record of 18-12.

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