Cards get big victory

Published 1:20 pm Thursday, May 9, 2019

Sun Staff Report

Despite allowing four runs in the second inning, the George Rogers Clark High School baseball team defeated Bourbon County 12-6 on Wednesday.

The big inning for Bourbon County came thanks to a single by Zach Workman, a fielder’s choice by Bryce Roy, and an error on a ball put in play by Brycen Collins.

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The base paths were crowded in the high-scoring game. The Cardinals collected 18 hits and Bourbon County had 11.

Bourbon County opened up an early lead in the second inning when an error scored two runs for Bourbon County.

Clark took the lead for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth when Ethan Neal grounded out, scoring one run and an error scored one run for the Cards.

Clark put up four runs in the seventh inning. Neal, Aaron Abner and Joe Austin each had RBIs in the frame.

Caden Easterling was the winning pitcher for the Cardinals. He allowed six hits and five runs over three innings, striking out two. Ethan Huff threw four innings in relief out of the bullpen. Huff recorded the last 12 outs to earn the save.

Shane Crump took the loss for Bourbon County. He allowed 12 hits and eight runs over four and two-thirds innings, striking out two and walking none.

Clark racked up 18 hits on the day. Neal, Chase Scobee, Easterling, Brady Turner, Jarrett Blakemore, and Abner each racked up multiple hits. Easterling, Scobee, and Neal each collected three hits to lead the Cards.

Bourbon County had 11 hits in the game. Earlywine, Crump, and Baker all managed multiple hits for Bourbon County. Braxton Earlywine went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Bourbon County in hits.


Softball Cards fall to E. Jessamine

The George Rogers Clark Cardinals softball fell to East Jessamine 5-4 on Tuesday on the final play of the game.

East Jessamine trailed 4-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Kaylee Terral homered on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.

East Jessamine captured the lead in the first inning.

The Lady Cardinals evened things up at two in the top of the fifth inning when Marly Rogers singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.

Clark tallied three runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to singles by Rogers and Kendall Harrison and a walk by Courtney Miles.

Terral was the winning pitcher for East Jessamine. She surrendered zero runs on zero hits over two and two-thirds innings, striking out one and walking one.

Emily Schooler took the loss for Clark. She went six and a third innings, allowing five runs on seven hits and striking out seven.

Breeanna Crank started the game for East Jessamine. She went four and a third innings, allowing four runs on seven hits, striking out one and walking zero

Harrison went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead George Rogers Clark Cardinals Varsity in hits.

East Jessamine collected seven hits on the day. Allie Lane and Brylee Hage all collected multiple hits for East Jessamine.

East Jessamine was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Hallee Stansbury made the most plays with 11.