Commonwealth Journal

Local Sports

May 2, 2013

Lady Jumpers sweep district with perfect mark

Somerset — The Lady Jumpers mercy ruled Casey County on Wednesday night 11-1. With this win Somerset goes undefeated in district play.

“We lost last night to Garrard County 6-1, so anything looks good compared to that,” stated Somerset head coach Dave Dorsey. “We came out tonight and hit the ball well.”

Freshman Jordan Lafavers pitched for the Lady Jumpers. She threw four strikeouts but also helped her team by making plays defensively.

“Its a lot of pressure being the pitcher, it also a lot of fun,” stated Lafavers. “I have to step my game up to be on the level of the other girls. I have also grown up a lot this season and I don’t really have a lot of time to be childish. I really enjoy it.”

From the start the Lady Jumpers were aggressive both offensively and defensively. Lafavers and crew only saw three batters in the first inning. When Somerset got the plate two of the first four batters had powerful hits. Kirschten Roberts was the leadoff batter and she had a long shot hit in deep left field, but the Lady Rebels were able to catch it. The second batter Bethany Edwards Hit a homerun to score the first run of the game. Junior Amanda Haynes grounded out to third. Freshman Brynlee Bigelow hit a double but was left stranded on second. After the first the Lady Jumpers only had a one point lead.

In the second inning Somerset continued playing good defense. Although Casey County got their first hit of the game Chloe Henderson was able to make a double play catching the base runner on her way to second.

The Lady Jumpers were able to score three runs in the inning. Lafavers was walked and Shylia Daniels hit a single into shallow left field scoring Lafavers. Roberts was also walked. Edwards hit a single scoring both Daniels and Roberts. After two the score was 4-0.

In the third inning Somerset allowed Casey County their only run of the game. The Lady Jumpers made up for it though, when it was their turn to bat they scored five runs from ten batters. Casey County walked five batters in the inning. After three innings the score was 9-1.

In the fourth inning the Lady Jumpers gave up two hits but got three outs in a row to keep them from scoring. Lafavers threw two strikeouts in the inning. The Lady Jumpers didn’t score any runs and Henderson was the only base runner as she was walked. The score remained 9-1 heading into the fifth.

Casey County came close to scoring in the fifth but the Lady Jumpers were able to make the outs to prevent them. They gave up three singles and had an error but they got two base runners out on their way to second. Katharine Holmes was the first batter of the fifth for the Lady Jumpers, she was walked. Roberts hit a single to shallow left field. With two outs and two base runners in position to score Bigelow stepped up to the plate. She drove the ball into the gap between center and right field. Both Holmes and Roberts scored for Somerset’s tenth and eleventh runs of the game.

“The last time we played Corbin we beat them 5-2 at the start of the season,” Dorsey remarked. “They have a good pitcher and it should be a good ball game.”

With the win over Casey County, the Lady Jumpers are now 16-1-11. Somerset played Corbin last night and will be returning home on Monday to play the Lady Indians from Madison Central.

CC: 0 0 1 0 0 – 1 – 7 – 1

SHS: 1 3 5 0 2 – 11 – 9 – 1

LP: Wesley

WP: Lafavers

HR: Edwards

2B: Bigelow

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • Russell Local All-Star teams advance in state tournaments

    Local all-star baseball teams began their state tournament journeys on Tuesday night at ballparks all across the state of Kentucky.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • haleelanigan.jpg Pulaski’s Lanigan wins World title, Shopville Elementary places third

    The Pulaski County area has always been know n as a hotbed for great archery at the state level and National level.
    But now the local area can boast it has some of the greatest young archers in the ‘World’.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cavaliers LeBron Gilb_Harr.jpg LeBron: I'm coming back to Cleveland

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hyden Commonwealth Journal 2014 All-County Track Team

    This year’s 2014 Commonwealth Journal All-County Track team was led by Pulaski County High School senior Austin Hyden.

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • cr major.jpg Pirates win title over Yankees

    To clinch the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken major league championship title, the Kentucky Farm Care Pirates needed to win just one game against the Southeastern Appraisal Yankees.
    The Yankees, meanwhile, had a much tougher task, as they had to earn a pair of victories over the Pirates.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • cr minor.jpg Braves hold off Giants, 6-5, for title

    In the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken Minor League championship game, the Science Hill United Methodist Braves took the title by holding off the Roark Auto Transport Giants, 6-5.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Softball Lady Warriors’ Dynamic Duo

    The dynamic duo.
    A one-two punch.
    A winning combination.
    Whatever you want to call them, the pair of Destiny Molden and Sydney ‘Dozer’ Fourman have been nothing short of spectacular for the Southwestern High School softball team over the past few years.

    June 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Scott Virginia Scott signs with Young Harris

    After a very successful prep basketball career at Somerset High School, Virginia Scott will continue to play the sport that she loves so much at the next level.

    June 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lynch.jpg ‘Magical Season’ ends

    For the past couple of weeks, things had gone the way Southwestern wanted them to.
    That was not the case in the first round game of the Rawlings/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament, as the Warriors just couldn’t seem to get a break in Monday evening’s game at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dishman Dishman signs with Lindsey Wilson

    Charlie Dishman has done it all for the Somerset High School baseball team for the past three seasons.
    Dishman – a clutch hitter, a go-to pitcher, and a mainstay at third base – is being rewarded for each of those talents, as he recently signed a scholarship to play baseball at Lindsey Wilson College.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

Somerset-Pulaski girls basketball


To purchase or view mor sports photos go to www.somerset-kentucky.smugmug.com

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Pulaski vs. Southwestern football


Check out more action photos at www.somerset-kentucky.smugmug.com

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide