Butler County 7 Trinity 2
Butler County V Bears wins the contest against Whitesville Trinity, 7-2.
The Bears pulled away for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third Parker Pendley doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run, and Butler County scored one on a stolen base.
Butler County scored three runs in the fifth inning. Pendley, Justin Castlen, and Kolton Hudson each had RBIs in the big inning.
Pitcher Will Embry got the win for the Bears. He lasted three innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out two and walking one. Clay Vincent threw four innings in relief.
Butler County collected nine hits on the day. Pendley and Layton Phelps each had multiple hits. Pendley went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the team in hits.
Butler County 1 Trinity 4
Butler County fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 4-1 loss to Trinity on Monday. The Raiders scored on a walk by Will Hernandez and an error in the second inning.
Trinity pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second Hernandez drew a walk, scoring one run, and an error scored two runs.
Jake McKee took the loss for Butler County. He allowed six hits and four runs over six innings, striking out three.
Will Embry went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Butler County in hits.
Butler County 7 Franklin Simpson 8
Butler County's effort to come back from down seven runs in the sixth inning came up just short, as they fell 8-7 to Franklin-Simpson. The Bears scored seven runs on a double by Kolton Hudson, a single by Jake McKee, a single by Garrett Phelps, a triple by Will Embry, and a single by Parker Pendley.
Butler County tied the game up at seven in the bottom of the seventh inning. Pendley drove in one when he singled.
Clay Vincent started the game for Butler County. He went two innings, allowing six runs on six hits, striking out three, and walking one. Embry, Duncan Tyree, and Hudson each contributed in relief for the Bears.
Butler County racked up nine hits in the game. Phelps and Justin Castlen all managed two hits.
Butler County 8 Edmonson County 3
Butler County defeated Edmonson County on Tuesday, 8-3 in a district match-up.
Edmonson County got things started in the first inning. Andrew Talley drove in one when Talley doubled.
In the top of the second inning, the Bears tied things up at one when Layton Phelps singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Butler County pulled away for good with three runs in the third inning. In the third, the Bears scored on a stolen base during Kolton Hudson's at bat. Then Hudson homered, driving in two.
Butler County's offense in the seventh inning was led by Hudson, Jake McKee, and Colt Akers, who had RBIs scoring three runs.
McKee pitched Butler County to victory. The ace allowed four hits and two runs over five and two- third innings, striking out eight. Will Embry threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Butler County had ten hits in the game. Hudson, Phelps, Parker Pendley, and Justin Castlen collected multiple hits. Hudson led But Bears with three hits in four at-bats.
Butler County 3 Edmonson County 4
Tuesday's game against Edmonson County was a heartbreaker for Butler County, as they lost the lead late in a 4-3 defeat. The game was tied at three with the Wildcats batting in the top of the fifth when Levi Merideth lined out, driving in a run.
Edmonson County opened up scoring in the first inning. Andrew Talley drove in one run when Talley doubled.
Butler County knotted the game up at three in the bottom of the fourth inning when Layton Phelps singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs.
Talley earned the win for Edmonson County. He went seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits, striking out six, and walking one.
Clay Vincent was on the mound for Butler County. He allowed five hits and three runs over three innings, striking out one and walking one. Justin Castlen threw four innings out of the bullpen.
Parker Pendley went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Butler County in hits.
Butler County 0 Hancock County 5
Butler County fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 5-0 loss to Hancock County on Friday. Hancock County took the lead on a sacrifice fly in the second inning.
Will Embry was on the mound for Butler County. Embry lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing five hits and four runs while striking out three. Garrett Phelps and Justin Castlen entered the game as relief, throwing one inning and one-third of an inning, respectively.
Pendley and Clay Vincent both had one hit to lead Butler County.
Butler County 14 Russellville 0
Jake McKee didn't allow a single run against Russellville Panthers, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Butler County to a 14-0 victory on Thursday.
In the first inning, the Bears started their offense when Justin Castlen singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Butler County put up five runs in the third inning. The offensive firepower was led by Castlen, McKee, Logan Hargrove, and Will Embry, who all drove in runs.
McKee lasted five innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out ten and walking zero.
Butler County produced 16 hits on the day. Castlen, Parker Pendley, Embry, and McKee managed multiple hits. Castlen went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Bears in hits.