The Lady Jackets secured second place in District 7AA over the last week and moved to 14-14 on the season and 3-3 in district play. They will host an opening round game in the district Friday against Bledsoe County at 6:00 pm.
“We’ve been playing up and down. We’re trying to get everything fine-tuned for the district tournament. Our goal all year has been to be playing our best ball come May 1st. We’ve shown glimpses of what we’re capable of and now it’s a matter of can we pull it together and make a run for it when it counts. We just have to be playing our best ball right now and show up every game no matter who or when it is,” said Coach Jason Evans.
Barring weather the Lady Jackets hosted Marion County Tuesday for senior night. Again the district tourney begins Friday with a home game against Bledsoe County. Get out and support the Lady Yellow Jackets this week!
What was to be a doubleheader was changed to one game and the Lady Jackets took the win posting two runs in the first, one in the fourth and three in the fifth. Cascade’s lone run came in the fourth.
Madison Rogers led at the plate going 3 for 3 with a RBI and a run scored. Chloe Scissom was 1 for 2 with a double. Harley Davis hit 1 for 2 with 3 RBIs. Emilee Meeks was 1 for 3 with a double and a run. Torie Scissom and Madison Burrows hit 1 for 3 with 2 runs each. Alex Magouirk was also 1 for 3.
Harley Davis pitched the win and struck out seven.
Grundy 16 –
Grundy made short work of the Lady Eagles Thursday in four innings. The Lady Jackets scored four in the first, nine in the second and three in the fourth to run rule the game.
Chloe Scissom led at the plate for Grundy hitting 3 for 4 with 3 RBIs and a run scored. Madison Rogers was 2 for 3 with 2 triples, 3 RBIs and 2 runs. Harley Davis went 2 for 3 with a double, 2 RBIs and 3 runs. Maty Partin was 1 for 2 with 2 RBIs and 2 runs. Emilee Meeks hit 1 for 3 with 2 runs scored. Taylen Scissom was also 1 for 3 with one run. Torie Scissom had a RBI and 2 runs. Sierra Kilgore, Alex Magouirk and Chelby Carrick all scored runs.
Harley Davis got the win on the mound striking out three.
The Lady Jackets took a 4-0 lead after one inning and held that until the top of the fourth when the Lady Indians posted four runs to tie it up. Sequatchie added two runs in the sixth and one in the seventh to take the district win. Sequatchie had already secured first in the district earlier in the week.
Madison Burrows was the big hitter for the Lady Jackets going 3 for 4. Harley Davis was 2 for 3 with a run scored. Emilee Meeks went 1 for 3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Torie Scissom and Madison Rogers scored runs as well.
Makayla Nunley took the loss on the mound striking out five.
Like chopping wood the Lady Jackets just chopped away at this one. They scored one it every inning except the fourth and seventh to take the win. Cleveland took a 2-1 lead in the top of the second but it wouldn’t last as Grundy was determined to win.
Several Lady Jackets had one hit in the game. Emilee Meeks was 1 for 3 with a triple and a RBI. Chloe Scissom hit 1 for 3 with a double and a RBI. Madison Rollins was 1 for 2 with a run scored. Madison Rogers and Taylen Scissom were 1 for 3 with a run scored each. Madison Burrows hit 1 for 3 with 2 runs. Makayla Nunley had a RBI.
Makayla Nunley pitched the win striking out two.
Things didn’t go as well for Grundy in their second game in Chattanooga Saturday as Red Bank shut them out. The Lady Lions posted one in the first and second, four in the fifth and three in the seventh to take the win.
Chloe Scissom was 2 for 3 while Sierra Kilgore and Madison Rogers were 1 for 3 each for Grundy’s only hits.
Alex Magouirk suffered the loss pitching two innings. Makayla Nunley went the rest of the way and struck out seven.