UNION COUNTY — The Union County High School Lady Yellow Jackets picked up their first loss this season after 26 games.
This week, Coach Tommy Petty and the Lady Jackets continued their success throughout the playoffs as they defeated Daniel with a final score of 7-0 on Monday advancing the Jackets into the winners bracket. Union County pitcher Ashley Vinson delivered six strikeouts and allowed only two hits after pitching all seven innings. Vinson also had two RBIs. Kendall Henderson hit a grand slam.
On Wednesday, the team took its first loss to Chapin in a final score of 4-2. Chapin scored in the third inning, taking a 1-0 lead. In the top of the 6th inning, Union County came back with two runs, leading 2-1. Chapin then answered with three runs in the 6th, taking the 4-2 lead which they held through the remainder of the game. The loss puts Union County into the losers bracket in the state playoffs.
Union County hosted Daniel last night (Friday) at Timken Sports Complex. Look for results on www.uniondailytimes.com and on The Union Daily Times Facebook page.
Derik Vanderford can be reached at 864-762-4128.