WCMS softball team closes out their season winning 3 out of 4 games

by | April 16, 2018 7:39 am

The White County Middle School Softball team honored their eighth graders on Thursday night. (Photo submitted)

The White County Middle School had an excellent end to their season last week as they picked three wins in four games. The Warriorettes traveled to Tullahoma Middle School, on Wednesday night. The Warriorettes were able to win both of those games by scores of 8-0 and 8-1. On Thursday night, the Warriorettes played host to Harris Middle School. The Warriorettes split those two games, losing the first game 7-6 but were able to pick up a big lopsided win in the second game 18-4.

In the first game, on Wednesday night, Addison Abell had all the right stuff for the Warriorettes, as she allowed zero runs and bested Tullahoma Middle School by a score of 8-0.

The Warriorettes would get things going in the first inning. Abby Finan doubled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring one run.

The Warriorettes notched three runs in the second inning. Taylor Roberts and Finan, who each had RBIs in the inning, led the Warriorettes’ offense.

Abell would earn the victory in the circle for the Warriorettes. She surrendered zero runs on two hits over five innings, striking out six and walking one.

The Warriorettes collected 10 hits in the game. Ashlyn Rohlander, Abell, and Roberts all managed two hits to lead the Warriorettes. Finan, Sydney Smiley, Lordis Northern, and Abby Guy would all add a hit to help the Warriorettes pick up the win.

In the second game, the Warriorettes’ offense kept things going winning big over Tullahoma Middle School 8-1.

The Warriorettes got off to a fast start again when Ashlynn Phillips doubled on a 0-1 count scoring one run.

The Warriorettes would add four runs in the fourth inning. The rally was led by a triple by Roberts and Northern, and an error on a ball put in play by Phillips.

Phillips took the win for the Warriorettes. She allowed two hits and one run over five innings, striking out eight.

The Warriorettes racked up eight hits in the game. Abell, Roberts, and Phillips had two hits to lead the Warriorettes. Rohlander, Smiley, and Bailey Kelsey each had a hit to help the Warriorettes pick up the win.

In the first game, on Thursday night, the Warriorettes lost the lead late in a 7-6 defeat to Harris Middle School. The game was tied at six, with Harris batting in the top of the fifth when they doubled scoring one run, and that would be all they would need.

The Warriorettes collected seven hits, and Harris had eight in the high scoring affair.

In the first inning, Harris would jump out to an early lead when they tripled scoring one run.

With the Warriorettes trailing 4-3 heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, the Warriorettes would answer with three runs to take a 6-4 lead. Alli Curtis, Rohlander, and Roberts each drove in runs during the inning to give the Warriorettes the lead.

Abell got the start in the circle for the Warriorettes. She allowed seven hits and seven runs over four and a third innings, striking out four and walking zero.

Roberts, Sydney Smiley, Abell, Bailey Kelsey, Rohlander, Curtis, and Phillips all had one hit to lead the Warriorettes.

In the second game, the Warriorettes used their bats to slug out a big 18-4 win over Harris Middle School. The Warriorettes would get things going in the first inning when Ashlynn Phillips, Abby Finan, and Addison Abell, Abby Guy, and Ashlyn Rohlander would all drive in runs to give the Warriorettes the early 6-0 lead.

The Warriorettes would add to their lead in the third inning when they would score seven more runs to push their lead to 13-0. The Warriorettes offense in the inning came from a triple by Smiley, a home run by Roberts, a sac fly by Finan, and an error on a ball put in play by Curtis.

Phillips earned the victory in the circle for the Warriorettes. She went four innings, allowing four runs on seven hits and striking five.

The Warriorettes finished the game with 15 hits. Phillips, Abell, Curtis, Roberts, and Northern each managed multiple hits for the Warriorettes. Abell and Phillips all had three hits to lead the Warriorettes. Rohlander, Finan, and Smiley all finished the game with one hit.

The Warriorettes move their record to 6-7 on the season. The Warriorettes will now get ready to compete in the Conference Tournament that is scheduled to begin April 23.

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