Warriorettes close out their week with two wins
By Andy Southard | April 30, 2018 8:43 am
The White County High School softball team played host to a pair of teams, on Friday night. The Warriorettes would play host to both Cannon County and Van Buren County High School.
The Warriorettes would get their day going with a matchup against Cannon County. The Warriorettes would use a big third inning to put the game out of reach, scoring eight runs in the inning to take a 10-0 lead. The Warriors would score three more times in the fourth inning to pick up the 13-0 win.
In the second game of the day, the Warriorettes would score five times in the first three innings to take a 5-2 lead. The Warriorettes’ offense would then explode for eight runs in the fifth inning to take the 13-2 lead, and that would be the final.
In the first game, on Friday night, Paige Parker had all the right stuff for the Warriorettes, as she would allow zero runs and helped the Warriorettes best Cannon County by a score of 13-0.
The Warriorettes secured the win thanks to eight runs in the third inning. Parker, Dani Auberger, Jessie Green, Hannah Kate Sims, Savannah Jones, and Natalie Goodwin each had RBIs in the big inning.
The Warriorettes would open up the scoring in the first inning. Parker would hit a double, scoring Goodwin, to give the Warriorettes the early 1-0 lead.
Parker was the winning pitcher for the Warriorettes. She went all five innings, allowing one hit and zero runs, while striking out eight and walking zero.
The Warriorettes would finish the game with 14 hits. Parker led the Warriorettes with three hits in four at-bats. Macayla Rogan, Sims, and Goodwin each collected multiple hits for the Warriorettes.
In the second game, on Friday night, the Warriorettes knocked in eight runs in the fifth on its way to a 13-2 win over Van Buren County. Sarah Parker, Sims, Goodwin, Auberger, Rogan, and Green powered the big inning with RBIs.
Van Buren County fired up the offense in the first inning. Macie Simmons hit a line drive to the outfield that was caught but would drive in a run to give the Eaglettes a 1-0 lead.
The Warriorettes pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second, Jones grounded out, scoring a run, Ellie Savage doubled on a 2-0 count scoring a run, and Goodwin singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
In the fifth inning, the Warriorettes runs came from singles by Auberger and Rogan, a triple by Green, a home run by Sims, an error, and double by Sarah Parker.
Savage earned the win for the Warriorettes. Savage went five innings, allowing two runs on two hits and struck out eight.
The Warriorettes finished the game with 11 hits. Rogan, Savage, and Green each collected two hits to lead the Warriorettes.
With the wins, the Warriorettes move to 15-8 on the season. The Warriorettes will look to continue their momentum, as they head into the final week of their season. The Warriorettes will finish off their season with four games in three days. On Monday, the Warriorettes will travel to Cookeville High School for a matchup against the Lady Cavs. The Warriorettes will look to avenge an early loss to the Lady Cavs. On Tuesday, the Warriorettes will play host to both Cumberland County and Upperman High School. The Warriorettes will start off their day by taking on Cumberland County. After that game, Cumberland County will take on Upperman High School, and then the Warriorettes will close out their day with a game against Upperman High School. The Warriorettes will then finish off their season, on Wednesday night, when they play host to Stone Memorial High School. The Warriorettes took down Stone Memorial early this season and will look to pick up the season sweep of the Lady Panthers, on Wednesday night.