Allen County-Scottsville jumped ahead early Thursday at Barren County and won 5-0 in a 15th District game.
Kriss Anne Pardue got the win for Allen. She struck out three, walked one and surrendered four hits.
Makenzie Wells took the loss for Barren. She pitched all seven innings, walked one, struck out none, and allowed five runs.
The Lady Patriots never surrendered the lead after the first inning, scoring one run there.
Allen piled on three more runs in the top of the sixth. A hit into a fielder’s choice scored Savanna Woods for the inning’s first run.
Barren County had four hits. Brilee Houchens led the team with two singles, while Abby Elmore and Shelby Wood had one single each.
The loss dropped Barren to 11-10 overall and 1-2 in the district. Allen improved to 12-10-2 and 4-0 in district.
Freshmen split with Allen
The Barren County freshmen split a pair of games against Allen County-Scottsville on Wednesday. The Trojanettes won game 2, 8-7 and lost the other game of the doubleheader 6-1.
In game 2, Barren County took the lead in the fourth inning and held on for the victory. The Trojanettes scored on a two-run single by Becca Jackson, scoring Megan Sherfey and Connor Groce.
Barren would not relinquish the lead as Allen County was unable to weather a three-run fifth inning deficit.
Allen County scored two runs in the fifth on an RBI single by Kirby.
Jordan Crist racked up two RBIs on two hits for Barren. She tripled in the fourth inning and singled in the fifth.
Sherfey recorded the win for the Trojanettes even though she allowed seven runs over five innings. Sherfey struck out none, walked none and gave up five hits.
Kirby ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. She allowed eight runs in five innings, walked three and struck out four.
The top of the first saw Barren take an early lead, 2-0. Mollie Settle singled to start things off before Harley Asher singled. Barren pushed more runs across when Asher scored on a groundout by Jordan.
Allen County responded with two runs of its own in the first. Allen County scored on a two-run double by Mutter.
Barren went up for good in the fourth scoring four total runs, which came home on an RBI triple by Crist.
Barren increased its lead with two runs in the fifth. The inning looked promising, as Sherfey singled, bringing home Crist to kick things off.
Hadleigh Hammer also had a single in the game.
In the first game of the doubleheader, Pardue got the win for Allen County. She pitched two shutout innings, struck out four, walked none and surrendered one hit.
Crist was charged with the loss. She allowed six runs in four innings, walked two and struck out three.
Allen County closer Kirby put away the final nine outs to record the save.
Allen County went up for good in the second, scoring five runs on a two-run error and two ground outs.
Barren scored its only run of the game on an RBI single by Hammer in the third inning.
It didn’t take long for Allen County to respond as it scored one run of its own in the third. Allen scored on a groundout by Stafford.
Also for Barren, Asher had a double, while Settle and Jackson had one single each for the game.