The Warren County High School softball team was back on the road Monday night as the Lady Pioneers traveled to Tullahoma to take on the Tullahoma Lady Wildcats.
The Lady Pioneers lost, 9-0, in a game where their bats were cold throughout.
The Lady Pioneers were considered the home team because it was supposed to be played March 21 in McMinnville, but was postponed due to rain.
With the loss, the Lady Pioneer record sits at 7-7 with seven games left in the regular season. Skyler Youngblood got two of the Lady Pioneers four hits to lead them at the plate. Ashton Whiles suffered the loss on the mound, going five innings and allowing six runs on eight hits.
In the top of the first, the Lady Wildcats struck quickly, putting two runs on the board thanks to a 2-RBI single, 2-0. The Lady Pioneers had life in the bottom of the inning with two runners on base but the rally ended when a runner was thrown out trying to advance to home.
An RBI double and a Lady Pioneer error allowed the Lady Wildcats to plate two more runs in the top of the second to add to their lead, 4-0. The Lady Pioneers went down in order in the bottom of the inning.
The Lady Wildcats added another run to their lead in the top of the fourth courtesy of a Lady Pioneer walk, 5-0. After the Lady Pioneers failed to cut into the lead in the bottom of the inning, the Lady Wildcats added a run in the top of the fifth, 6-0.
The Lady Pioneers never scored and the Lady Wildcats added three more runs to win the game, 9-0.
The Lady Pioneers were back in action Tuesday night as they traveled to Cumberland County to take on the Lady Jets. Results weren’t available at press time.