Joaquin High School on March 16, 2021 –
The Joaquin Lady Rams varsity softball team defeated the visiting Garrison Lady Bulldogs by a 9-0 score on Tuesday. The win moved Joaquin’s record to 11-1 overall and they are 3-0 in District 22 2A play.
The Lady Rams gained a 1-0 advantage in the bottom of the first inning when Ebbie McCann reached base on a Garrison error. She advanced to third on a JJ Bass infield hit and then scored later on a passed ball behind the catcher.
Garrison struggled at the plate but gained their first base runner when Chloe Reneau led the top of the fourth inning off with a single to leftfield. GHS finished the day with 2 hits and a walk offensively.
The 1-run lead held up until a rally in the bottom of the fifth inning which saw JHS add 5 more runs on 3 hits, a walk and a GHS error. The highlight was a JJ Bass inside-the-park home run. Joaquin led 6-0.
Joaquin was able to add three scores by Juli King, McCann, and Bass to their tally in the bottom of the sixth inning to gain the 9-run win.
This game saw Shelbyville High School graduate Caleigh Sparks return to Shelby County as an assistant and first-base coach for the GHS Lady Bulldogs.
Joaquin will travel to Mount Enterprise on Friday, Marsh 19, 2021 for a 5:30 p.m. game with the Lady Wildcats.