SOFTBALL: Bears finish season 22-12; fall 5-4 to Grayson in district
Tuesday's game against Grayson County was a heartbreaker for Butler County Bears Varsity, as they fell behind late in a 5-4 defeat. The game was tied at two with Grayson County batting in the top of the seventh when an error scored one run for Grayson County.
Grayson County opened up scoring in the second inning when an error scored one run for Grayson County.
Butler County evened things up at two in the bottom of the sixth inning when Dixie Garnier hit a solo homer.
Kylee Smith was in the circle for Butler County. She surrendered five runs on nine hits over seven innings, striking out seven and walking one.
The Bears launched two home runs on the day. Garnier had a homer in the sixth inning. Hannah Chaney had a two-run dinger in the seventh inning.
Butler County's Aubrey Clark, Ashley Thacker, and Autumn Proctor all managed multiple hits for Butler County Bears Varsity. Proctor, Thacker, and Clark each collected two hits to lead Butler County Bears Varsity.
Hannah Chaney and Kylee Smith
Kylee Smith, Autumn Proctor and Hannah Chaney were named to the 12th District All Season Team. Hannah Chaney and Kylee Smith were named to the 12th District All Tournament Team and Dixie Garnier was named to the All Academic Team.
Butler County finished the season 22-12. Junior Varsity finished 17-6 and the Freshman team finished 15-6.
Seniors Amber Thacker, Dixie Garnier, and Kylee Smith will be missed.