On Tuesday the Dragonettes of Pickens High School traveled to Whitfield County to face off against the Lady Bruins of Northwest Whitfield in a region match up. The Dragonettes(6-8 overall and 2-4 in Region) were coming off a loss to Ridgelad(10-2) were hoping to get back on the winning track and avoid dropping another game in the region standings.
With just one hit in the game by Sarah Morris the Dragonettes couldn’t put anything together against very good pitching from the Lady Bruins. The two pitchers for Northwest Whitfield combined in throwing 76 pitches, allowing zero runs on just one hit. The pair had 8 strikeouts and walked two. Defensively the Dragonettes committed four errors making 6 of the 10 runs un earned for the Lady Bruins. Sarah Morris started the game for Pickens pitching 3 and 2/3 innings with Charlie Hulsey coming in for 1/3 of an inning to face the last batter. Together they through 109 pitches, 6 hits 10 runs(4 earned) all charged to Morris. Morris had 6 walks and gave up one home run to the Lady Bruins in the 10-0 region loss.
Next up for Pickens will be September 6th at home as Heritage comes to Pickens High School for a region game. Start time is set for 5:55 PM.