Joaquin High School Ballpark on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 –
The Joaquin Lady Rams took a 10-0 District 23 2A varsity softball win over the visiting Shelbyville Lady Dragons on Tuesday. Joaquin Senior pitcher Chloee Mason earned the win and recorded 8 strikeouts on the day while allowing no free bases.
Ebbie McCann led off the bottom of the first inning with an infield hit and later scored the game’s first run. Joaquin led 1-0 until Juli King scored in the bottom of the second after reaching base on a double.
The Lady Rams added seven more runs during a rally in the bottom of the fourth. The game was eventually ended via the UIL 10-run mercy rule when JHS’s JJ Bass scored the final run in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Joaquin had 8 hits and took advantage of 6 free bases during the contest. Shelbyville hit safely 4 times.
Lady Dragons pitcher Avery Faulkner struck out two Joaquin batters.
Shelbyville will host the Martinsville Lady Pirates at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Shelbyville. They are 7-13-1 overall and 4-9 in district play.
Joaquin will host the Beckville Lady Bearcats next Friday, at Joaquin, at 5:30 p.m.. Joaquin is now 21-1 overall and 13-0 in district competition.