Sentinel-Echo.com

Local Sports

June 27, 2014

South London falls to Corbin in extra innings

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — South London’s run in the girls’ 9-10 year old district tournament came to an end Wednesday night in heartbreaking fashion, falling to Corbin, 4-3, in seven innings.

“This was a tough one,” South London coach Keith Jervis said. “But we played great and I saw improvement in every game we played.”

After falling to Pulaski County, South had to battle its way through the consolation bracket, where it defeated Tri-City before falling to Corbin.

Katie Jervis pitched a gem of a game for South London, striking out 20 batters in the loss.

“She threw really well,” Jervis said of his daughter’s performance. “I’m proud of her, as I am of the whole team.”

Corbin struck first in the top of the first for the early 1-0 lead when Shelby Stewart walked, stole second, advanced to third on a passed ball and scored on an error.

South London tied the score in the bottom of the second as Brooklyn Riley led off with a single and later scored when Jervis grounded out to first.

Corbin’s Lauren Steely tripled with one out in the top of the third, but Jervis struck out the next two batters to leave her stranded. South London then took a 3-1 lead with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

Allie Bartley led off with a single to right and Halee Valentine reached on an error. Bartley was tagged out at third when Jaylen Lewis hit into a fielder’s choice. With two outs, Riley walked to load the bases. Valentine and Lewis would both score on wild pitches from Corbin’s Amber Partin to give South a 3-1 advantage.

It stayed that way until the top of the fifth, when Corbin scored a run to cut the lead to 3-2. Corbin would tie the game in the top of the sixth as Becky Stewart and Julia Sheppard led off with back-to-back triples and Stewart scored. Corbin had the bases loaded with two outs before Jervis got Steely to ground out to second to end the inning.

Corbin would take a 4-3 lead in the top of the seventh inning when Allie Grubb walked, advanced to second and third on passed balls, then scored on a single by Becky Stewart. South London went down in order in the bottom of the seventh inning.

“We are a really young team,” Jervis said. “I have eight nine-year-olds. They worked hard and improved with every game.”

sports@sentinel-echo.com

1
Text Only
Local Sports
Facebook
AP Video
Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Obama Offers Condolences at Dutch Embassy Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques ShowBiz Minute: Hoffman, Oberst, Box Office WWII Vet Gets Medals, 70 Years Late Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror'
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results