Coffee County’s Lady Raiders brought their big bats to the ballpark Thursday.
Three different Lady Raiders launched home runs as CHS went on to run rule Shelbyville 13-3 in the opening round of the District 6-4A softball tournament in Manchester.
Freshman Channah Gannon lifted a 3-run home run, senior Haidyn Campbell blasted a 2-run shot and senior Kiya Ferrell lined a solo bomb – all over the centerfield fence. Gannon also doubled home a run.
Ferrell finished 4-for-4 with 3RBI and a couple of runs scored. Coffee County outhit the Eaglettes 15-6 in the win. Jada Bowen and Madison Pruitt each punched out three hits for the Lady Raiders, Pruitt knocked in a a pair of runs. Emily Schuster also had a pair of RBI.
Kaitlyn Davis earned the win in the circle – scattering 6 hits and striking out 4. None of the 3 Shelbyville runs were earned, as the Lady Raider defense made six errors.
Coffee County will play again at 6 p.m. Friday at home (weather permitting) in the winner’s bracket finals. Hear the game live on Thunder Radio – 107.9 FM, 1320 AM, 106.7 FM, Manchester Go app and thunder1320.com.