Apollo High School EaglesOWENSBORO, Ky. (6/9/18) — Apollo was eliminated on the second day of the Owensboro Health/KHSAA Fast Pitch Softball State Tournament as 13th Region champion Clay County won 7-3 at Jack C. Fisher Park on Friday.

With the loss, Apollo ended its season 2-11.

Clay County edged the E-Gals 8-7 in the hits column and committed one less error.

Brianda Owens led Clay County to the victory from her position in the circle. Owens pitched a complete game, allowing seven hits and three runs while striking out three and walking only one over seven innings.

Apollo pitcher Payton Blades took the loss. Blades allowed six hits and six runs over four innings, striking out one. Another pitcher, Haley John, started the game in the circle for the E-Gals. John pitched two innings, allowing one run on two hits and striking out three.

Emma Hurd paced Clay County at the plate, providing two hits in three at-bats.

Hayden Pulliam and Lauren Whitehouse delivered two hits apiece for Apollo in the season-ending loss.

 

 

Steve LeMaster

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