Bears knock off Grayson County in six innings, 11-1
LEITCHFIELD - Visiting Butler County knocked off Grayson County 11-1 in six innings in a 12th District softball game on Friday, April 30.
The Bears scored first and never trailed. After the opening inning ended with the two teams tied 1-1, Butler County erupted for five runs during its second at-bat. Butler County led 9-1 at the conclusion of the third inning.
Aliceson Hunt earned the win in the circle for the Bears. Hunt allowed one run on eight hits and one walk while recording six strikeouts.
Audrey Killion suffered the pitching loss for the Cougars. Killion pitched one and two-thirds innings, allowing six runs on four hits.
The Bears outhit Grayson County 10-8. Autumn Proctor, Olivia Austin and Conley Moore each collected multiple hits for Butler County. Proctor led Butler County at the plate, finishing 3-for-4 with three RBIs.
Addy Bratcher and Annie Kiper paced Grayson County offensively, providing two hits apiece for the Cougars.
Defensively, Grayson County committed three errors.
The win allowed Butler County to sweep Grayson County in the two teams' annual 12th District softball regular season series.
JV Softball: Butler County 6, Grayson County 4
LEITCHFIELD - Visiting Butler County outlasted rival Grayson County 6-4 in five innings in a high school softball junior varsity game on Friday, April 30.
The Bears doubled up Grayson County 6-3 in the hits column.
Avery Gleason earned the win in the circle for the Bears. Gleason allowed four runs on three hits while striking out five over five innings.
Addison Miller homered and drove in two runs for Butler County in the first inning.
Cheani Schroeder went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Butler County's offensive attack.
Contributing at the plate for Butler County, Kaylee Dockery drove in one run.
Both Mackenzie Coleman and Mia Thomas doubled for the Bears.
Each high school softball junior varsity team committed one error.