HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Lady Hornets drop tournament game to Barren County

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PIKEVILLE - Magoffin County dropped its opening round game in the Lyndel Potter Memorial Tournament at Pikeville. Barren County, an opponent out of the Fourth Region, pulled away to defeat the Lady Hornets 10-0 in five innings in the Lyndel Potter Memorial Tournament at Pikeville on Monday.

Offensively, Magoffin County was limited throughout the tournament game. Barren County held Magoffin County  to only two hits as the Lady Hornets went scoreless. 

Kristin Gamble and Jamie Collins dropped in one single apiece for the Lady Hornets. However, Magoffin County couldn't get anything going offensively. 

Magoffin County was limited to only 15 at-bats. 

Offensive-heavy Barren County out-hit the Lady Hornets 13-2 in the tournament game. Barren County ranks as one of the top three teams in the Fourth Region. 

Magoffin County pitcher Mahallie Ratliff suffered the loss. Ratliff allowed seven earned runs. The Magoffin County pitcher registered three strikeouts in the loss. 

Unfamiliar rivals, Magoffin County and Barren County aren't scheduled to meet again during the current campaign. 

Teams from multiple regions took to Pikeville's home field for games in the Lyndel Potter Memorial Tournament. 

In other opening round games in the Lyndel Potter Memorial Tournament it was Pikeville 10, Belfry 0 (6 innings), Johnson Central 4, East Ridge 3 (8 innings) and Lawrence County 16, Grant County 1 (3 innings). 

The Lady Hornets competed in the Lyndel Potter Memorial Tournament Friday-Saturday. 

 

MAGOFFIN COUNTY PLAYERS HONORED: Magoffin County's Erin Bolen and Brooklyn Poe received  All-Tournament Team honors in the 15th Annual Lyndel Potter Memorial Tournament at Pikeville Friday, April 14-Saturday, April 15. The Magoffin County softball team compiled a 2-2 record in the Pikeville-hosted high school softball tournament.