The Warren County Middle School softball team won its sixth consecutive game Thursday night as the Lady Pioneers defeated the White County Warriorettes, 10-0, in four innings.
The Lady Pioneers dominated from the start and never looked back, improving their record to 9-1 on the season.
Kaydee Rains led the Lady Pioneers at the plate, going 2-for-3 with a single, double and a pair of RBIs. Calyn Damon earned the win on the mound for the Lady Pioneers, in a dominate performance, allowing no runs and striking out eight Warriorettes.
The Warriorettes struck out in order in the top of the first and the Lady Pioneers took advantage in the bottom of the inning. Elia Atterson led off the bottom of the inning with a triple to centerfield and the Lady Pioneers were in business.
After the Lady Pioneers scored three runs from a fielder’s choice, scoring Atterson, and two errors by the Warriorettes, Rains capped the inning by hitting an RBI single to centerfield, 4-0.
The Warriorettes had runners on base in the top of the second, but Damon settled down to retire the side and not allow the Warriorettes to score. The Lady Pioneers failed to add to their lead in the bottom of the inning, keeping the score, 4-0.
Damon struck out the Warriorettes in order again in the top of the third and the Lady Pioneers put the game out of reach in the bottom of the inning. The Lady Pioneers extended their lead and gained complete control, 8-0, after three.
The Warriorettes still didn’t have an answer for Damon, as she was dealing on the mound and the Lady Pioneers put the game away for good in the bottom of the inning. After Samantha Jennings scored on an RBI single from Savannah Cox, Rains drove in Cox with an RBI double, to win the game for the Lady Pioneers, 10-0.
The Lady Pioneers will be back on the diamond on the road Monday, as they travel to Winchester to take on Franklin North. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.