BCHS Softball wraps up regular season 28-7
Bears hold off Franklin-Simpson, wins 8-6
FRANKLIN - Visiting Butler County held on to defeat Franklin-Simpson 8-6 in a high school softball game on Thursday, May 27.
Aliceson Hunt pitched a complete game and earned the win in the circle for Butler County. Hunt surrendered six runs on 12 hits over seven innings, striking out two and walking zero.
Gabi James took the pitching loss for Franklin-Simpson. James surrendered five runs on five hits over two innings, striking out two and walking one.
In addition to James, Hanna Arthur pitched for the Wildcats.
Franklin-Simpson lost despite outhitting the Bears 12-9 and committing only one error.
The Bears overcame two errors to notch the win.
Aleace Hall homered for Butler County in the third inning.
Hall and Madison Clark paced Butler County at the plate, providing two hits apiece for the Bears.
Clark, Autumn Proctor and Isabella Akers each drove in two runs for Butler County.
Raegan Coffee and Gracie Arnemann each collected multiple hits for Franklin-Simpson. Coffee finished 4-for-4 and drove in two runs while Arnemann tallied four RBIs.
JV Softball: Butler County 5, Franklin-Simpson 3
FRANKLIN - Butler County outlasted homestanding Franklin-Simpson 5-3 in a junior varsity high school softball game on Thursday, May 27.
Avery Gleason earned the win in the circle for Butler County. Gleason pitched a complete game, allowing three runs on six hits and striking out eight over four innings.
Helping her pitching cause at the plate, Gleason paced Butler County offensively. Gleason finished 3-for-3 at the plate for the Bears.
Contributing offensively for Butler County, Addison Miller and Cheani Schroeder contributed one hit and one RBI apiece.
Along with Miller and Schroeder, Lydia Decker drove in one run for the Bears.
Franklin-Simpson edged Butler County 6-5 in the hits column but committed three errors.
Bears outlast Ohio County, 6-4
HARTFORD - Visiting Butler County outlasted Ohio County 6-4 in eight innings in a high school softball game on Tuesday, May 25.
Butler County plated two runs in the top half of the eighth inning and held Ohio County scoreless during the home half of the frame to pull out the win.
The Bears edged Ohio County 9-8 in the hits column and overcame three errors to win.
Aliceson Hunt earned the win in the circle for Butler County. Hunt pitched a complete game, allowing four runs on eight hits while striking out six and walking one over eight innings.
Addyson Decker took the pitching loss for Ohio County. Decker pitched a complete game, allowing six runs on nine hits while striking out five over eight innings.
Olivia Austin and Isabella Akers each collected multiple hits for the Bears. Austin led Butler County's offensive attack, delivering three hits in five at-bats.
Moving runners around the bases for the Bears, Madison Clark provided three RBIs.
Camden Sandefur, Elli Graves and Sidney Hudnall each recorded multiple hits for the Eagles.
Defensively, Ohio County committed only one error.
JV Softball: Butler County 13, Ohio County 1 (3 innings)
HARTFORD - Visiting Butler County pulled away to beat host Ohio County 13-1 in three innings in a junior varsity high school softball game on Tuesday, May 25.
Butler County set the tone early, scoring five runs in the top half of the first inning.
Leading 7-0, Butler County erupted for six runs during its third plate appearance.
Ohio County plated its lone run in the bottom half of the third inning.
Kaylee Dockery claimed the win in the circle for the Bears. Dockery surrendered one run on two hits over three innings, striking out four and walking one.
The Bears outhit Ohio County 10-2.
Avery Gleason and Karlee Cameron paced Butler County at the plate, delivering two hits apiece for the Bears.
Cameron doubled for Butler County. Providing another extra-base hit for the Bears, Mia Thomas legged out a triple.