Franklin County JV Drops Game To Rushville In High Scoring Affair
Tuesday’s game against Rushville was a heart breaker for Franklin County, as they lost the lead in the fourth inning to fall to the lions by a final score of 17-12. The Wildcats battled hard, but too many walks and defensive miscues late in the game proved to be to much to overcome. With the loss, Franklin County’s Junior Varsity record now sits at 3-9 on the year.
The Wildcats collected four hits and Rushville had eight in the high-scoring affair.
Rushville got things moving in the first inning when Calista Dejager drew a walk, scoring the first run of the game.
The big inning for Rushville came in the top of the fourth when they were down 12-9 heading into the inning. They ended up taking the lead for good when Adina Parker doubled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run. They would end up scoring eight in the inning, aided by many Wildcat defensive miscues, to make the score 17-12.
Abby Herbert earned the victory in the circle for Rushville. She went four innings, allowing 12 runs on four hits, striking out five and walking eight.
Karlie Hahn took the loss for Franklin County. She allowed six hits and 13 runs over three innings, striking out four and walking four.
Hahn led Franklin County’s offense with two doubles in three at bats.
Carly Jobe went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Rushville in hits.
Franklin County’s Junior Varsity will be back in action on Thursday evening with a game against EIAC foe South Dearborn. First pitch with the Knights is scheduled to immediately follow the varsity contest which is slated to begin at 5:30 pm.