Fastpitch Highlights - June 15



Kay Smith

The Ashland Beacon


16th Region

Tournament Finals


Lewis Co. 6 Ashland 4

   The Kittens' run to return to the State Tournament came to an end with a 6-4 loss to Lewis County in the 16th Region Championship game last week. 

   Down 6-2 going into the final inning, Ashland tried to mount a comeback but fell two runs short in closing the season at 19-15.

   Lauren Spears doubled and drove in two runs.

   Lewis County’s Emily Cole struck out 10 and didn’t allow and earn run. Cole also drove in two runs.

   The Lady Lions (22-8) defeated Wolfe County 10-6 in the opening round of the State Tournament.




Ashland 8 Bath Co. 1

   Kenzi Robinson struck out eight and only allowed one earn run in the Kittens 8 to 1 win over Bath County.

   Kendall Hilliard provided the fire power at the plate going 3-for-4 with a home run and five RBIs.

Lewis Co. 5 Boyd Co. 3

   Sara Bays struck out eight and only gave up three earn runs in the twelve inning semi-final marathon but Boyd County could not come up with the winning run in the extra inning affair and fell 5-3 to Lewis County.

   Tori Badgett went 2-for-3 with a run scored and five stolen bases. Megan Castle collected three hits. Emma Borders and Alex Blanton each had an RBI.

   Lewis County’s Emily Cole struck out 23 and only allowed five hits in twelve innings.

   Boyd County closed the season at 23-13.