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MCHS Softball has Busy Week


The Tigerettes of Macon County had a very busy week this past week. They played three regular season games and then competed in the Play-It-Again Tournament in Clarksville, TN over the Easter weekend.

On Monday the 2nd the Tigerettes hosted Gordonsville. Mary Belton, Kaitlin Main, and Katie Reid picked up the only hits and Reid scored the only run as Gordonsville thumps the Tigerettes 11-1. It just wasn’t Macon’s day as they commit ten fielding errors in the game.

On Tuesday the 3rd Macon traveled to Westmoreland. Maybe the Gordonsville loss lit a fire in the belly of the beast as the Tigerettes whip the Lady Eagles by a score of 13-0 in five innings. Kaitlin Cartwright goes plum off, going 3 for 3 with 5 RBIs and two home runs in the game. It is no wonder that Cartwright has been recognized by Coach Braswell with this week’s “Player of the Week” honor.

On Thursday April 5th, the Tigerettes pick right up where they left off earlier in the week. They put a hurtin’ on District 9 AA rival Sycamore. The Tigerettes collect 9 hits as Cartwright and Jessica Lancaster each collect 4 RBIs in the game. MCHS defeats Sycamore by a final score of 13-3 with only one of the three runs being earned.

Over the Easter weekend, Macon County traveled to Clarksville to play in the Play-It-Again Tournament in Clarksville, TN. Over 30 teams from 4 states participated in the Silver Bracket as MCHS played in Pool C. On Friday MCHS beat Graves Co. KY 8-0 and dropped a game to Kenwood by a score of 5-0. On Saturday they came back and beat McEwen 5-3 to advance to the single elimination tournament.
On Saturday the 8th, the Tigerettes mounted a charge at the title. The defeated George Rogers Clark first by a final score of 9-0. They then handed St. Joseph Catholic from Wisconsin a 5-1 loss and moved on to the quarterfinals. Lincoln Co., KY handed the Tigerettes the loss by a score of 3-4 and ended Macon’s march thru the bracket. Lone Oak KY defeated Kenwood 5-3 for the title in the Silver Bracket of the tournament.

The Tigerettes end the week with an overall record of 13-9. They sit in 2nd place in District 9 AA as the final few weeks of the 2012 season wind down. They are scheduled to play Portland at home on the 9th, at Goodpasture on the 10th, at home against White House on the 12th, and at Clay County on the 13th of April.