Spring break was refreshing for the Lady Yellow Jackets as they rolled over all four opponents last week and picked up another district win. Grundy is now 7-6 overall and 4-0 in the district.
“We are just coming off of a great week for us. We were able to get a little healthier and start settling down into the team we want to be. I credit our seniors with the fresh attitude the team has had since coming off spring break. Madison Burrows, Madison Rogers and Sierra Kilgore are doing a great job of leading our team by example and by command.
“We played in a tournament in Ardmore, Ala this weekend and went undefeated in our pool and were one of the top teams in the tournament. Our pitchers really did a great job of hitting spots, and the defense is getting stronger and stronger each game. We’ve finally gotten the production in the bottom of our line-up to pick up and with a little more work, I think we will be right where we want to be when tournament play picks up in May.
“We are getting ready to start our home schedule this week, so if you haven’t had a chance to make it out to see us yet, now is a great time. We have 3 home games per week for the next 3 weeks and would love to have a big crowd for each of them,” said Coach Jason Evans.
Wednesday they played Whitwell at home in front of the student body. Today the Lady Jackets host Tullahoma at 5 p.m. Friday they host South Pittsburg for another 5 p.m. start. Monday they travel to Marion County and again start at 5 p.m. Tuesday they host Chattanooga Christian at 5:30 p.m., for a district game. Wednesday they host Sequatchie County at 5 p.m., for another district game.
Grundy got off to a slow start down 1-0 after one inning and tying the game in the 2nd. The Lady Jackets’ bats got hot in the 3rd as they drove in four runs. They added two in the 4th and five in the 6th to take the big district win over the Lady Eagles.
Makayla Nunley went the distance on the mound to get the win. She gave up 3 hits and struck out 11.
Emilee Meeks led at the plate going 3 for 4 a RBI and a run scored. Madison Rogers was 2 for 4 with a triple and 2 runs scored. Chloe Scissom hit 1 for 3 with a double, 3 RBIs and a run. Madison Burrows hit 1 for 3 with a RBI and 2 runs. Kara Meeks went 1 for 4 with a double and 2 RBIs. Makayla Misiolek had a RBI and scored a run.
In their first game in tournament play Grundy jumped out to a 4-0 1st inning lead and drove on to the win. Pelham cut into their lead with 2 in the top of the 3rd but the Lady Jackets responded with one in the bottom of the inning and held their opponent scoreless the rest of the way.
Makayla Nunley pitched the win, giving up no hits, 3 walks and striking out 3.
Emilee Meeks had the hot bat again going 2 for 2 with a double and 2 runs scored. Makayla Nunley was 1 for 1 with a double and 3 RBIs. Madison Burrows hit 1 for 2 with a double, a RBI and a run scored. Sierra Kilgore scored a run.
The Lady Jackets dominated in this one Friday night putting up 3 runs in the 3rd, 5 in the 4th and 2 in the 5th to take the win over Lee.
Bailee Sweeton got the win on the mound giving up 3 hits and striking out 4.
Once more Emilee Meeks had the most hits hitting 3 for 4 with a double, a triple and 3 RBIs. Madison Rogers was 2 for 4 with a double, a triple, 3 RBIs and 2 runs. Liz Morgan was 1 for 1 with homerun, a RBI and 2 runs scored. Madison Burrows and Chloe Scissom were both 1 for 1 with 2 runs scored each. Teah Bosio and Sierra Kilgore both scored runs and both had RBIs.
In their final game in the tourney Saturday the Lady Jackets used strong defense to take the win holding East Limestone scoreless. Grundy’s runs came in the 2nd inning.
Makayla Nunley pitched the win giving up 5 hits and striking out 4.
Liz Morgan and Makayla Nunley were 1 for 1, both had RBIs and Morgan jacked a double. Teah Bosio hit 1 for 2. Emilee Meeks was 1 for 3 with a run scored. Madison Rogers was also 1 for 3. Makayla Misiolek scored a run.