Lady Cards celebrate seniors as district tourney beckons
Published 12:22 pm Thursday, May 11, 2023
A week after locking up the second seed in the 40th District Tournament, the George Rogers Clark Lady Cardinals (9-19) dropped a pair of close contests before righting the ship with a hard-fought road victory.
The Franklin County Lady Flyers’ defended their home turf against GRC, 11-10, in a game that stretched into extra innings last Thursday.
Wolfe County spoiled Senior Night on Monday with a 5-2 victory over the Lady Cards.
Email newsletter signup
Before the game, seniors Ryleigh Vanhoose and Sydney Miller were honored. While Miller has seen limited playing time this season, Vanhoose has been a key cog in GRC’s lineup. She is currently second on the team in batting average (.367) and RBIs (13).
The Lady Cards snapped their three-game losing streak on Tuesday with a 5-2 road victory over the Estill County Lady Engineers.
GRC was defeated the Madison Southern Lady Eagles in a road bird battle, 12-10, on Wednesday.
They will close the regular season with a road game against Fredrick Douglass on Friday and a home contest against Grant County on Saturday before taking on the Bourbon County Lady Colonels next Monday in the 40th District Tournament.