Butler County JV softball team rolling
MORGANTOWN - The future is bright for the Butler County High School softball program. The Butler County junior varsity softball team has compiled a 9-1-2 record a dozen games into the 2021 season.
The Bears have notched wins over Edmonson County, Owensboro, Hopkins County Central, Todd County Central, McLean County, Grayson County, Bowling Green and Whitesville Trinity. A familiar opponent, Whitesville Trinity dealt Butler County its lone loss thus far in the 2021 season. The Bears have tied in games versus Meade County and Bowling Green.
The Butler County junior varsity softball team roster includes the following players:
Cheani Schroeder, Madison Clark, Addison Miller, Karlee Cameron, Mackenzie Tyree, Kaylee Dockery, Lydia Decker, Mackenzie Coleman, Mia Thomas, Avery Gleason, Isabella Akers, and Carley Jones.
A breakdown of the results for the Butler County junior varsity softball team since the 2021 season opened in late-March follows.
Monday, March 29: Butler County 9, Whitesville Trinity 5
Tuesday, March 30: Butler County 5, Bowling Green 4
Thursday, April 8: Butler County 4, Meade County 4
Monday, April 12: Butler County 6, Bowling Green 6
Tuesday, April 13: Butler County 10, Grayson County 3
Thursday, April 15: Whitesville Trinity 5, Butler County 4
Friday, April 16: Butler County 9, McLean County 0
Monday, April 19: Butler County 8, Todd County Central 0
Tuesday, April 20: Butler County 7, Edmonson County 2
Friday, April 23: Butler County 11, Hopkins County Central 1
Monday, April 26: Butler County 10, Owensboro 0
Tuesday, April 27: Butler County 8, Edmonson County 0
JV Bears shut out Edmonson County, 8-0
BROWNSVILLE - Visiting Butler County shut out host Edmonson County 8-0 in five innings in a junior varsity high school softball game on Tuesday, April 27.
The Bears moved ahead early, plating two runs in the top half of the first inning. Butler County scored at least one run in each of its five at-bats, gradually pulling away to win convincingly over rival Edmonson County.
The Bears outhit Edmonson County 9-1 and turned in an error-free performance defensively.
Kaylee Dockery earned the win in the circle for Butler County. Dockery allowed only one hit and zero runs over five innings, striking out three.
Providing a lift at the plate for Butler County, Avery Gleason homered in the fourth inning.
Dockery, Mackenzie Coleman and Cheani Schroeder each recorded multiple hits for the Bears in the victory. Coleman went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Butler County's offensive attack.
Homestanding Edmonson County committed four errors in its loss.