WCMS Warriorettes bats fall cold vs. Warren County

by | April 17, 2017 6:55 am

Last Updated: April 17, 2017 at 6:56 am

The White County Middle School softball team’s eight graders were honored before the April 10 game vs. Warren County. The Warriors have 11 eight graders on this year’s team. (Photo by KELSEY ROBERTS)

The White County Middle School Warriorettes’ softball team couldn’t get anything going offensively against Warren County on April 10 and April 11

On April 10, the Warriorettes were held to one hit vs. Warren County as they fell 9-0. On April 11, the Warriorettes were unable to get anything going yet again against an outstanding Warren County pitcher, as they were defeated 15-1.

On April 10, the Warriorettes celebrated the eighth grade night before their game vs. Warren County. After honoring all 11 of their eight graders, they took the field in a game that didn’t see very many hits by either team. White County finished the game with one hit, but Warren County only had four hits when it was all said and done.

In the first inning, neither team could get anything going with both teams going down in order. In the second Inning, Warren County got their bats going as they scored four runs in the inning to lead 4-0. In the third inning, the Lady Pioneers added two more runs to take a 6-0. The Lady Pioneers would score one run in the fourth inning and two runs in the fifth inning to finish out the scoring and secure the victory by a final score of 9-0.

Ellie Savage got the start in the circle for the Warriorettes. She went five innings, giving up four hits, nine runs (seven earned), and struck out five batters.

Hannah Kate Sims got the lone hit for the Warriorettes in the game.

On April 13, The Warriorettes fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 15-1 loss to Warren County.

Warren County took the lead early scoring five runs in the bottom of the first in to take an early 5-0 lead.

The Warriorettes got one of those runs back in the top of the second inning. Savage got the Warriorettes going when she hit a double to center field with one out. Savage would then advance to third on a passed ball. Sims would then walk. Jenkins would be the next batter for the Warriorettes. On the first pitch to her, the ball would get past the catcher and score Savage from third to cut the Lady Pioneers lead down to 5-1, but that was all the scoring the Warriorettes would be able to get.

Warren County would get three runs in the second inning and seven runs in the third inning to secure a 15-1 victory.

Addison Abell took the loss for the Warriorettes. She threw two and third innings, allowing 15 runs (eight earned), on 12 hits, and walking one. Savage would finish out the game pitching two-thirds of an inning. She didn’t give up a hit and struck out one.

Savage and Sims had one hit to lead the Warriorettes.

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