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We are the champions
Lady Pioneers take Ooltewah tournament title
Lady Pioneer Emily Mikkola bats during a game earlier this season before Warren County went to Ootewah and became silver division tournament champions. Mikkola has scored 7 runs so far this season, and she heads the list with Hailey Wood, also with 7.
Starting tournament play in Ooltewah on Friday, the Lady Pioneers were a little sluggish at the get-go, dropping two games Friday evening, one to Farragut, 6-5, and the late game to Hazel Green 11-1.But after a good night’s rest, the Lady Pioneers started full bore on the competition, blanking Buckeye, 14-0, decimating LaVergne, 11-6, and defeating Sale Creek, 8-2, becoming the Jim Frost Ooltewah Invitational champs in the silver bracket.“Overall I was pleased with the girls’ play over the course of the weekend. We lost a heart-breaker on Friday to Farragut and then got roughed up Friday night against Hazel Green, Alabama,” said Warren County Lady Pioneer coach Gooby Martin. “They responded well on Saturday.