Bourbon County was on a roll winning it's last three of its last four games over arguably two of the top teams in the 10th Region George Rogers Clark (14-5) 7-4, Montgomery Co. (13-9) 6-5 and Lexington Lafayette (20-10) 8-2. They lost to Madison Central 12-10 who won their own tourney two weeks ago that Brossart was in. Tonight though the Lady 'Stangs put it all together in an impressive 8-1 win over Bourbon Co. in Paris.
Brossart outhit the Lady Colonels 11-3 with Bourbon's only run a solo blast to left off the bat of designated hitter Ellis in the fourth inning.
The Lady 'Stangs struck early with a run in the first when Ashley Childress reached on an error advanced to second on a fielders choice and moved to third on an infield hit by Amanda Lloyd. She then scored on a sacrifice fly to right by Jordyn Boesch.
The second inning saw the Lady 'Stangs send 11 batters to the plate scoring seven times with Lloyd doubling in two and Childress, Graus, Orth, Boesch and Kaitlyn Seiter all knocking in a run.
That gave them an 8-0 lead.
Meanwhile Brossart flashed the leather make several outstanding plays, three of the diving variety by Childress, Lloyd and Megan Seiter.
On the mound Karlie Shackelford tossed a three hitter before getting in a bit of a jam in the seventh when Megan Seiter came in for a save to preserve the 8-1 win.
Brossart is 19-11 now while Bourbon falls to 11-10. They will shoot for win number 20 tomorrow hosting Mt. Notre Dame at 5.
A nice win at a time of the season you want to play well.