Campton, Kentucky – April 18, 2019 – Bradley Charles – Bluegrass Sports Nation
On Thursday, April 18th, the Jackson City Lady Tigers made the trip to Campton to face the Wolfe County Lady Wolves. These are two very talented teams that had played in the semi-finals of the All A Regional Tournament on April 11th, with Wolfe winning a tight affair 4-3.
Both teams came into this game with hopes of being the top District Seed on the line. The first run of the game came in the bottom of the 1st inning off an inside-the-park homerun by Wolfe County’s Hailey Smith. Wolfe County led 1-0 after the 1st inning. After a scoreless 2nd inning, Riley Turner scored to put the Lady Tigers on the board in the top of the 3rd inning. In the bottom of the 3rd inning, Hailey and Sarah Smith each scored for the Lady Wolves. Wolfe County led 3-1 after the 3rd inning.
The 4th inning was scoreless and only saw seven batters. In the top of the 5th inning, Jackson City was unable to score. In the bottom of the 5thinning, the Lady Wolves’ offense took control. The Lady Wolves took 12 at bats and scored 8 runs. The game ended via the mercy rule, as Hailey and Sarah Smith were left on base. The final score Wolfe County 11 and Jackson City 1.
It was another intense 55th District battle. Wolfe County scored 11 runs off 13 hits and 2 walked batters. Jackson City scored 1 run off 4 hits and 1 walked batter. Individually, Hailey Smith went 3 for 3, was walked once, hit an inside-the-park homerun, and scored 3 runs.
Lauryn Terrill got the W in the circle for the Lady Wolves giving up only the one run while striking out 3.
Following the game, Wolfe County’s record is 14-2 and Jackson City’s record is 13-5. The two teams will meet again on May the 8th in Jackson.