Lady Pacer softball in busy part of season


The Switzerland County Lady Pacer softball team finds itself in a really busy stretch of its season as the team prepares for Sectional play.

- Last Wednesday night the Lady Pacers fell to South Ripley by a score of 11-1.

There wasn’t much offense for Switzerland County, with Brittney Yocum going 1-for-2 at the plate with a run scored. Brooke Todd was 1-for-3 with a stolen base; and Bre Braun was also 1-for-3.

On the mound, Kelsi Konkle took the loss, going five innings and striking out seven. Only four of the South Ripley runs were earned.

- Last Thursday night Switzerland County took on Sectional foe North Decatur, falling by a score of 13-6.

Taylar Jordan had a good night at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored, a sacrifice, an RBI, and she also drew a walk.

Bre Braun was 2-for-3 at the plate; Brittney Yocum was 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI; Kelsi Konkle was 1-for-4 with a run scored; and Brooke Todd was 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and three RBI. Summer Dickerson scored a run.

Kassedy Murray took the loss on the mound, striking out two. Eight of the North Decatur runs were earned.

– On Friday night, May 8th, Switzerland County lost to Rising Sun by a score of 14-1.

Kelsi Konkle was 1-for-2 at the plate; while Bre Braun was also 1-for-2 with a double. Baylie Scudder drew a walk that turned into the only run of the night for the Lady Pacers.

Konkle took the loss on the mound, but she was let down by the defense behind her. She pitched just two innings, striking out two. The Lady Shiners scored 12 runs in those two innings, but only two of those were earned.

Baylie Scudder pitched three innings, allowing just one earned run.

– Kelsi Konkle lit up the offense in Switzerland County’s game on Monday night against Milan, as she connected for two home runs in the contest, adding a double, two runs scored, and two RBI.

Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough, as Milan won 5-3.

Brooke Todd was 1-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen base; Baylie Scudder was 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI; and Bre Braun was 1-for-3.

The loss dropped the Switzerland County overall record to 6-13; and the Lady Pacers are 4-6 in ORVC play.