MUNFORDVILLE – The Adair County Lady Indians posted their second straight win on Thursday, shutting out host Hart County 7-0. Hard-charging Adair County picked up a win over a 5th Region title contender.
Adair County faced Hart County in its fourth consecutive game on the road. The Lady Indians, remaining in the win column, claimed their second straight win via shutout.
With the win, Adair County improved to 6-7 overall, moving back to within one game of the .500 mark.
Hart County, one of the top teams in the 5th Region, suffered its second straight loss, slipping to 13-5 in the process.
Adair County junior pitcher Natalie Bertram earned the win. Bertram registered six strikeouts while allowing only three hits.
The Hart County softball team had its chances at the plate in the non-district game. Hart County had the bases loaded with no one out in the bottom of the fourth inning when Bertram worked her way out of a big jam.
Adair County led 3-0 after the fifth inning and added four more runs in the sixth inning to set the final score.
Offensively, senior Caitlyn Nuckolls and sophomore Ashley Bragg were both 2-for-3 for the Lady Indians. Both players drove in multiple runs for the Adair County softball team.
Junior Sydney Bright also delivered a two-run triple for the Adair County softball team.
Anna Harris and Brooklyn Coomer also provided key hits for the Lady Indians.
“Natalie (Bertram) continues to pitch very well and we’re playing well defensively,” Adair County Coach Steve Martin said. ” We still need to get the big hit, though.”
The Adair County and Hart County softball teams are not scheduled to meet again this season.