Lady Bears sweep Barbourville, fall to Middlesboo


Chris Jones

Middlesboro’s Jamarah Young reached to tag Harlan County’s Joselyn Lee in Thursday’s district game at HCHS.

Harlan County swept a doubleheader Thursday from visiting Barbourville, winning 10-0 in the first game and 16-1 in the nightcap.
Kerrigan Creech pitched a one-hitter in the opener with five strikeouts and two walks.
Jacey Lewis led the HCHS offense with a double and single. Allee Galloway singled twice. Brandy Adams had a double and drove in three runs. Creech and Brenna Early added one single each.
Lewis had four hits in the second game, including a double, and drove in three runs. Creech had a double and single Joselyn Lee added a double. Early and Adams added singles.
Creech and Brittleigh Estep each pitched one inning. Maddy Blair pitched two.
Mackenzie Miller drove in five runs with two home runs and pitched a complete game as Middlesboro clinched the top seed in the 52nd District with a 10-3 win Thursday at Harlan County.
Adams led the Lady Bears on offense with a double and two singles. Lewis singled twice. Estep, Creech, Lee and Blair had one hit each.
Blair, Estep and Lola Maggard shared mound duty for Harlan County.
Barbourville 000 00 — 0 1. 4
Harlan County 610 3x — 10 8 3
Smith and Woolum; Creech and Adams. WP — Creech (9-4). LP — Smith.
Barbourville 010 0 — 1 3. 7
Harlan County 900 7 — 16 9
McDonald and Woolum; Creech, Estep (2), Blair (3) and Adams. WP — Estep (1-0). LP — Smith.
Middlesboro 300 012 4 — 10. 10. 1
Harlan County 102 000 0 — 3. 9. 5
Miller and Marcum; Blair, Estep (4), Maggard (6) and Adams. WP — Miller. LP — Estep (1-1).