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May 1, 2013

No. 2 team goes long on Lady Jags

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — The state’s No. 2 team used their power to push past North Laurel 5-0 Friday. A pair of home runs gave the Scott County Lady Cardinals the offense they needed to improve their record to 24-1.

It was the 16th straight win for Scott County, whose only loss came to Boyle County in a tournament game stopped after four innings.

“I thought we played pretty good. Scott County was solid one through nine in the lineup. They were a good hitting team and that’s what I told (pitcher) Megan (Baldwin). A good hitting team is going to hit it,” North Laurel coach Becky Osborne said.

Scott County took a 3-0 lead in the first inning with catcher Kelsey Crowe crushing a home run to left field.

“I think that Megan pitched well. The first home run was a rise ball that didn’t rise. But that happens to the best pitchers,” Osborne said.

Scott County later added another home run from pitcher Marlee Tevis.

“The second home run was a high screwball that hit off the girl’s hands. I don’t know how she hit that out but she did,” Osborne said.

The Lady Jaguars had their chances to score as well. Although North Laurel managed just four hits, it did leave seven runners stranded.

“We’re not hitting the ball like we should. We’re not going with the pitch like we should. We’ve got to get our bats going,” Osborne said.

North Laurel left the bases loaded in the third inning with the help of a couple of Scott County errors.

“We didn’t get timely hits and we haven’t been getting them lately. We just have to know as a team that we have to come through in those situations,” Osborne said. “But this was a really good Scott County team, probably the strongest team that we have seen in a while.”

North Laurel was scheduled to play at Madison Central Tuesday and host Middlesboro Thursday.

“We have got to get the bats going and tomorrow night would be a good night,” Osborne said.

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