Jayvee softball team earns two victories


The Switzerland County junior varsity softball team picked up two more wins over the past week to run their record to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference.

– On Saturday, the Lady Pacers defeated Franklin County by a final score of 16-7.

Karista Wengert was singled out by coach Rob Daugherty as the Player of the Game, as she was 4-for-5 at the plate, scoring two runs and knocking in four. She also stole two bases.

Other players contributing to the win included: Chelsea Peters: two runs scored, 2-for-5 at the plate with a walk; one RBI; and four stolen bases; Rachel Tressler: three runs scored, 3-for-4 at the plate with a walk, and one stolen base; Maggie Armstrong: one run scored; and Danielle Ballard: two runs scored, 3-for-5 at the plate, and four RBI.

Also: Catie Johnson: 2-for-4 at the plate with a walk, one run scored, and one RBI; Kelsi South: 1-for-6 at the plate with a run scored; Kim Fox: two runs scored and one RBI; Kayla Keith: one run scored; Karoline Park: one run scored and two walks; Angela Swanson: two walks; and Ashley Poling: 1-for-2 at the plate with a walk, one RBI, and one stolen base.

Chelsea Peters had an outstanding day on the mound, picking up the win and striking out 14.

– On Monday night the Lady Pacers defeated Southwestern by a final score of 14-2.

Kim Fox was 1-for-2 at the plate with a triple. She also collected a walk and had three RBI to lead the team.

Runs were scored by: Chelsea Peters (two), Karista Wengert, Kelsi South (three), Catie Johnson (two), Rachel Tressler (two), Danielle Ballard (two), Ashley Poling, and Kayla Keith.

At the plate: Karista Wengert was 1-for-2; Kelsi South was 2-for-2 with two walks; Catie Johnson was 1-for-3; Danielle Ballard was 1-for-1 with a walk; and Ashley Poling was 1-for-2 and was hit by a pitch.

Rachel Tressler had two RBI; and Kelsi South, Karista Wengert, Kayla Keith, and Danielle Ballard each had one RBI. Kelsi South also stole two bases, as did Danielle Ballard; and also picking up stolen bases were Maggie Armstrong, Kim Fox, Karista Wengert, and Ashley Poling.