Mountain-Valley 1A/2A Conference
Rams Slip By Huskies, 1-0
April 23, 2009Ashe County Huskies
A second inning run held up, and Starmount slipped past Ashe County and senior pitcher Kendra Yearick 1-0. The Rams loaded the bases in the second inning after a Brittany White single, Rebecca Aplin walk and Maygan Baldwin bunt single. Carla Cave singled to bring home White for what would be the game-clinching run.
Courtney Groce earned the win for Starmount. She struck out 10 and limited the Huskies to just three hits. Kendra Yearick gave up 7 hits to the second-place Rams.
Starmount improve to 13-2 overall, 6-1 in the Mountain Valley 2A Conference. Ashe dropped to 1-9, 0-8. The Huskies host West Wilkes on Thursday and North Wilkes on Friday night.