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Lady Raiders clobber Casey County, 15-3

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Macey Wlechel (left) and Taylor Sumner (right) both hit homers last week in the Lady Raiders’ wins over Wayne County and Southwestern, giving McCreary a 3-1 District record.

By Steve LeMaster

STEARNS – The McCreary Central Lady Raiders continued to win at home on Monday, dismantling 12th Region rival Casey County 15-3 in five innings in a late-season high school softball game.
McCreay Central claimed its fourth consecutive win and won for the fifth time in six games.
With the win, McCreary Central improved to 10-5.
As a result of the loss, Casey County slipped to 6-16.
The Lady Rebels stumbled back into the loss column after notching back-to-back wins.
McCreary Central pitcher Macey Welchel earned the win. Welchel pitched a complete game, allowing seven hits and three runs while striking out three and walking zero over seven innings.
Casey County pitcher Shaylah Wilkey took the loss. Wilkey lasted two and two-thirds innings, allowing seven hits and 11 runs.
Marley Harris started the game in the circle for visiting Casey County. Harris went one inning, allowing zero runs on zero hits, striking out one and walking zero.
McCreary Central edged Casey County 8-7 in the hits column.
The Lady Raiders turned in a near perfect effort in the field, committing only one error.
Allyson Anderson went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead McCreary Central’s offensive effort. Anderson and Bradley Powell provided three RBIs apiece for the Lady Raiders in the victory. Contributing offensively for McCreary Central, Jayci Bell, Taylor Sumner and Abby Perry drove in one run apiece.
Kaylee Wilson and Lauren Lee provided two hits apiece for Casey County in the lopsided loss. Kylee Lawson and Jalie Buis combined to drive in two of Casey County’s three runs.
The Lady Rebels committed two errors in the losing effort.

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