BCHS Softball 24-6
Bears outlast Russellville, 7-6
RUSSELLVILLE - Visiting Butler County outlasted Russellville 7-6 in a high school softball game on Monday, May 17.
Aliceson Hunt earned the win in the circle for the Bears. Hunt pitched a complete game, allowing six runs on 11 hits while striking out three and walking zero over seven innings.
Amiyah Collier took the pitching loss for Russellville. Collier pitched three and a third innings, allowing five runs on five hits while striking out one and walking one.
Russellville lost despite outhitting the Bears 11-7.
Carley Jones and Olivia Austin paced Butler County at the plate, providing two hits apiece for the Bears.
Autumn Proctor and Madison Clark drove in two runs apiece for the Bears.
Helping the Bears execute during multiple plate appearances, Madison Clark doubled and Aleace Hall tripled as part of a balanced Butler County offensive attack.
Collier led Russellville's offensive effort, delivering three hits in four at-bats, including a home run. The productive Collier tallied three RBIs.
Defensively, each high school softball team committed three errors.
JV Softball: Butler County 6, Russellville 4
RUSSELLVILLE - Winning on the road, Butler County upended Russellville 6-4 in four innings in a junior varsity high school softball game on Monday, May 17.
The Bears thrived late. Facing a three-run deficit, Butler County plated five runs in the top half of the fourth inning to move ahead 6-4.
Avery Gleason was the winning pitcher for the Bears. Gleason allowed four runs on four hits over four innings, striking out four and walking zero.
Each junior varsity softball team collected four hits. However, Russellville committed two errors.
Mia Thomas, Cheani Schroeder, Kaylee Dockery and Addison Miller collected one hit apiece as part of Butler County's winning effort.
Miller delivered two RBIs for Butler County in the victory while Schroeder and Lydia Decker drove in one run apiece.
Providing an extra-base hit for the Bears, Schroeder doubled.
Defensively, Butler County committed only one error.
Bears notch back-to-back wins
MADISONVILLE - Butler County claimed back-to-back wins in the Coach Jesse Huff Invitational at Hopkins County Central High School on Saturday, May 15, defeating 3rd Region counterpart Muhlenberg County and Hopkins County Central (2nd Region).
Butler County 10, Hopkins County Central 0: Butler County blanked host Hopkins County Central 10-0 in in five innings in the Coach Jesse Huff Invitational on Saturday, May 15.
Aliceson Hunt earned the win in the circle for the Bears. Hunt allowed four hits and zero runs while striking out six and walking zero over five innings.
Keira Bryan suffered the pitching loss for the Storm. Bryan pitched four innings, allowing 10 runs on 14 hits while striking out two and walking zero.
Butler County outhit Hopkins County Central 14-4.
Proctor homered for Butler County in the first inning.
Hunt, Proctor, Jones, Olivia Austin and Isabella Akers each collected multiple hits for the Bears. Jones went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Butler County's offensive attack.
Defensively, Hopkins County Central committed three errors.
Butler County 10, Muhlenberg County 6:
Determined Butler County beat Muhlenberg County 10-6 in the Coach Jesse Huff Invitational at Hopkins County Central High School on Saturday, May 15.
Aliceson Hunt earned the pitching win for the Bears. Hunt pitched a complete game, allowing six runs on eight hits while striking out three and walking zero over seven innings.
Josie Davis took the pitching loss for Muhlenberg County. Davis pitched two and two-thirds innings, allowing four runs on seven hits while striking out three and walking zero.
Emma Rose started in the circle for Muhlenberg County. Rose pitched four and a third innings, allowing six runs on eight hits while striking out four and walking zero
The Bears outhit Muhlenberg County 15-8 and committed only one error.
Carley Jones and Autumn Proctor each homered for Butler County in the victory.
Jones, Proctor, Olivia Austin, Isabella Akers, Aubrey Clark and Madison Clark each recorded multiple hits for the Bears. Pacing Butler County at the plate, Jones and Austin delivered three hits apiece. Jones tallied three RBIs while Proctor and Audrey Clark drove in two runs apiece.
Bears suffer shutout loss to Calloway County
MADISONVILLE - Butler County suffered a loss on a neutral field as Calloway County, an opponent from Region 1, prevailed 3-0 in the Coach Jesse Huff Invitational at Hopkins County Central High School on Friday, May 14.
Breaking open a scoreless game, Calloway County plated three runs in the bottom half of the third inning.
Izzy Housden was the winning pitcher for Calloway County. Housden pitched a complete game, allowing four hits and zero runs while recording 12 strikeouts and giving up one walk over seven innings.
Aliceson Hunt took the pitching loss for Butler County. Hunt surrendered three runs on 10 hits over six innings, striking out five and walking zero.
Calloway County outhit the Bears 10-4.
Housden, Sophie Lax, Carson McReynolds and Attie Lax each recorded multiple hits for the Lakers. Helping her pitching cause at the plate, Housden finished 3-for-3. In another strong offensive performance for Calloway County, McReynolds went 2-for-2 with two RBIs.
Hunt and Autumn Proctor paced Butler County at the plate, delivering two hits apiece for the Bears.
Defensively, Butler County committed the only error in the game.