Lady Colonels Drop Games to Oldham County and Greenwood at Meade Showcase


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The Christian County Lady Colonels took the 2024 season all the way to the last day as they traveled to Meade County Saturday to take part in the 2024 Meade County Showcase with a pair of games against Oldham County and Greenwood.

The opening game of the day saw the Lady Colonels limited to just two hits as they fell to Oldham County 3-1.

Oldham’s Kailyn Claybern went the distance in the circle to get the win. In addition to holding Christian County to two hits, Claybern struck out 14 and walked three.

Oldham County scored a run in the top of the first to take a 1-0 lead. They also added single runs in the top of the third and the top of the fourth to push the lead to 3-0.

Christian County cut into the lead in the bottom of the fifth. Avery Adock singled to left to score Alyssa Petterson to make it 3-1. After a walk to open the bottom of the sixth, Kailyn Claybern set down the next six batters to finish out the game.

Chloe Almy had the only other hit for Christian County.

Jordan Turner went the distance in the circle, giving up three runs, two of them earned, on four hits, striking out six and walking one.

The second game of the day saw Greenwood rally from a 4-2 deficit by putting up nine runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and go on to take an 11-4 win over the Lady Colonels.

Christian County had taken the lead early in this one with three runs in the top of the second inning. Jada Miller put down a bunt with one out that scored Jayda Turner to put the Lady Colonels up 1-0. After Miller was caught stealing, Avery Adcock sent one over the centerfield fence to extend Christian County’s lead to 3-0.

Greenwood came back with a run in the bottom of the inning an another in the bottom of the third to trim the lead to 3-2.

Chloe Almy drove in Peyton Owens with an RBI single in the top of the fourth to make it a 4-2 game.

Then the bottom fell out for the Lady Colonels. The Lady Gators combined seven hits, two walks, and a Christian County error to plate nine runs as Greenwood came storming back to take an 11-4 lead. The big blow in the inning was a two-run homer from Cali Huff.

From that point, Lady Gator pitcher Anna Rose Martin limited the Lady Colonels to just two hits as Greenwood took the seven-run win.

Both teams had their bats going, combining for 24 hits, 10 for Christian County and 14 for Greenwood.

Avery Adcock finished the game 3-3 with a home run, 2 RBIs, and a run scored. Chloe Almy was 3-4 with an RBI.

Gracie Harned got the start in the circle and was tagged with the loss after going 4 1/3 innings.

With the two losses on the day, the Lady Colonels finish the regular season at 19-15-1. They begin 8th District play Monday on their home field as they take on the Hopkinsville Lady Tigers at 5:30pm.

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