Five-run fifth frame sends Lady Cards over CHS

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Carney's three-hit, five RBI game gives TCHS 18-3 worksheet

By Bobby Brockman



Taylor County used an 8-1 start and a five-run fifth to run-rule visiting Campbellsville 14-4 in high school softball action on Tuesday afternoon at Clark Field.
The Lady Cardinals held the Lady Eagles scoreless in the top of the first despite three straight one-out singles by Kenzie Murrell, Paige Dabney and Brenna Wethington.
Taylor County (18-3) took the lead for good on singles by Becca Orberson, Haley Franklin and Shelby Carney and a sacrifice fly from winning pitcher Karissa Mings.
The fourth TCHS run scored on a wild pitch before a two-run single by Orberson, an RBI triple by Carney and a ground-out by Makayla Sabo in the second frame plated run number eight.
Campbellsville had scratched in the top of the inning on a two-out double by Murrell to plate Heather Bailey.
The Lady Cards went up 9-1 in the third on Cheyenne Moran’s run-scoring double.
Lady Eagles made it 9-4 with a three-spot in the top of the fifth on four straight singles by Murrell, Dabney, Wethington and Masi Wilson.
Carney had three hits and five RBIs to pace Taylor County’s 13-hit attack with Moran, Orberson, Haley Franklin, Sabo and Brenna Beams had two hits apiece and Shelby Johnson walked twice. Sabo finished with three RBIs while Orberson had two.
Murrell went 3-3 to pace Campbellsville, who also got two-hit games from Dabney and Wethington.
Taylor County, which bested Adair County 6-4 on the road Monday, hosts LaRue County today (5:30) before competing in the Sixth Annual McDonald’s Classic at Harrison County on Friday and Saturday.
Campbellsville (4-14), which fell 20-0 to Marion County on Monday, entertains LaRue County tomorrow (5:30) before visiting Thomas Nelson and LaRue County on Monday and Tuesday.

Lady Indians upend Marion County 4-3 in nine innings

Adair County’s Lady Indians upended Marion County 4-3 in nine innings on Tuesday night to pin the first district loss on the Lady Knights.
However, the Marion County loss did not affect next month’s 20th District Tournament pairings at Adair County.
The Lady Knights (14-6) will be the top seed and face No. 4-seed Campbellsville while Taylor County, the No. 2 seed, will face the host Lady Indians (7-8) in the second game.
The tournament is scheduled to begin the week of May 20.

20th District standings
Marion County    5-1
Taylor County    4-2
Adair County    3-3
Campbellsville    0-6
20th District Tournament
at Adair County

Marion County vs. Campbellsville
Taylor County vs. Adair County