Whitesburg KY

Lady Cavaliers improve to 10-3

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers traveled to play East Ridge on Friday night. The Lady Cavs picked up their 10th win with a score of 2-0. Kayla Stambaugh pitched a four-hit shut-out with seven strikeouts for her eighth win.

East Ridge made a threat in the second inning with the first two batters reaching on singles, but Stambaugh came back to strike out the next three to end the inning.

In the fourth inning, Randee Phillips hit a triple and scored on a passed ball. In the fifth inning, Kayla Stambaugh reached base on a fielder’s choice and stole second and third and scored on a throwing error to take a 2-0 lead.

East Ridge once again made a threat with two outs in the seventh inning hitting a double to left field, but Stambaugh struck out Ramey to end the game.

Jenkins improved to 10-3. Stambaugh had 2 singles and a run, Phillips had a triple and a run, and Charity Niece had a single.

Jenkins traveled to Knott County to play in a district match-up last Thursday. Caitlynn Estevez took the mound for the Lady Cavaliers, picking up her second win. She pitched a two-hit, two-run game with nine strikeouts. Jenkins got seven hits and an inside-the-park home run from Melissa Bartley. Knott County walked 17 batters and hit six. Jenkins picked up its ninth win with a score of 22-2.

Earlier last week, the Lady Cavs faced off with 14th Region opponent Perry County Central at Jenkins.

This night belonged to the Lady Cavs as they shut down PCC 12-0 in five innings. Jenkins got two big hits, the first from Ashley Niece hitting a double with two RBI’s, the second from Melissa Bartley hitting a triple and three RBI’s, and got singles from Caitlynn Estevez and Brittany Mullins. PCC’s Shelby Sheffield struggled at the mound, walking 10 batters and hitting one. Kayla Stambaugh picked up her seventh win, striking out eight batters and pitching her second no-hit shut out.

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