Trigg picks up district win
by Scott Brown, Sports Editor Email Scott
May 12, 2004 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Trigg County picked up a big district win May 4 with a 12-2 thumping of Livingston Central at the Complex.

The win pushed Trigg’s district record to 3-3, coming into Monday’s make-up games with Lyon County and Caldwell County.

Trigg County jumped ahead six runs in the first inning and made them stand up the rest of the way despite only getting five hits.

The Lady Wildcats took advantage of wildness by Livingston pitcher Ashton Jones, who walked three batters and hit three. Livingston’s defense also committed five errors that led to four unearned runs.

Samantha Butts had two of Trigg’s five hits, including a run-scoring single in the first inning. With the bases loaded, Ashley Guinn and Danielle Lancaster were hit by pitches with the bases loaded, and Megan Francis plated two more runs with a single.

Trigg added six more runs in the third inning as Francis plated another run on a ground out, and Butts added another RBI single.

Katie Moore picked up the win, allowing just two runs in five innings. The two runs were unearned, and Moore struck out three and walked just one.

Livingston scored single runs in the second and third innings on four Trigg errors. The Lady Wildcats played error-free in the other innings.

Francis, Moore, and Felicia Crenshaw added the other hits for the Lady Wildcats, who avenged a 4-2 loss to the Lady Cardinals in the second game of the season.

Sunni McGregor had two of Livingston Central’s six hits as the Lady Cardinals fell to 8-7 overall and 4-3 in the district.

Trigg County 7

Hopkinsville 0

Trigg County was held to three hits as Hopkinsville exacted a little revenge on the Lady Wildcats with a 7-0 shutout may 6 in Hopkinsville.

Freshman Brandi Cavanaugh held the Lady Wildcats in check, striking out six and not issuing a single walk.

Trigg County committed two errors in the first inning that led to three Hoptown runs. Another error in the third helped plate another run as Hopkinsville only had six hits but took advantage of four Trigg errors.

Megan Francis had two of Trigg’s three hits, while Kallie Oakley had the other hit.

Trigg County hosts Fort Campbell (12-7) Thursday at the Complex and will host Todd County Central (5-13) in a doubleheader Friday.
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