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Green County High School junior right-hander Brennen Milby retired the first 20 batters on Saturday before Eagle senior Aylette Cowherd was hit by a pitch. Milby finished his no-hitter as the Dragons blanked home-standing Campbellsville 1-0.
Taylor County claims 23rd, 24th baseball victories
Taylor County’s baseball team defeated Green County 21-13 at home on Friday and edged Elizabethtown 2-1 in nine innings on Monday before dropping an 11-6 road decision at Russell County on Tuesday.
Blake Dudgeon led a 18-hit attack vs. Green County with three hits while Levi Smith, Jason Reynolds, Dustin Bennett, Jordan Hinton, Blake Caulk, Tyler Frogge and Will Hollingsworth had two hits apiece. Caulk finished with four runs batted in while Logan Tucker, Reynolds, Bennett, Hinton and Hollingsworth had two each.
Blake Caulk’s run-scoring single sent the Cardinals past Elizabethtown with Logan Tucker getting an RBI in the first.
Justin Hazel, who got the Green County win with 3 2/3 innings of relief work, also tossed the final two frames vs. E-town for another mound victory. Hazel allowed no hits and fanned two. Hinton went the first seven innings for TCHS and allowed only three hits while striking out five.
Russell County pinned only the second loss on the Cardinals in the last 13 outings by jumping out to a 6-0 lead and adding a five spot in the sixth.
Taylor County did tally four runs in the seventh to slice an 11-2 deficit.
Tucker and Frogge had three-hit outings for the Cardinals with Bennett knocking in a pair of runs.
Junior Tyler Robertson paced the Lakers (23-9) by going the first six innings and also stroking a single, two doubles and a homer and knocking in five runs.
Taylor County (24-11) concluded regular-season play on Wednesday at home vs. Nelson County and will host Campbellsville in the first game of the 20th District Tournament on Shaw Field on Monday (6:00).
Lady Eagles drop four straight softball tilts
Campbellsville lost home tilts to Lincoln County (15-7), Metcalfe County (10-6) and Clinton County (14-2) last week and fell at Glasgow (12-2) on Monday in high school softball.
Kelsey Feltner had two hits vs. Lincoln County and she and fellow senior Tiffany Slone had doubles.
In the Lady Eagle Invitational on Saturday, Paige Dabney had three singles and Brenna Wethington, Destiny Wilson, Slone and Graison Biggs had two hits apiece vs. Metcalfe County. Wethington knocked in two runs with a double and triple. Slone and Masi Wilson also had two-baggers.
Keena Angel had a three-hit game vs. Clinton County while Masi Wilson doubled and Feltner singled for the lone safeties at Glasgow.