McCracken County stays alive in state softball tournament

McCracken County will need to win four-straight games Saturday to win the Worth/KHSAA State Softball Tournament title.

McCracken County started Friday with a 10-0 win over Anderson County. Keeley Barnes went 3-3 with an RBI and Audrey Dodd threw five shutout innings to help the Mustangs stay in the winner bracket.

In their second game of the day, the Mustangs fell to Louisville Male 6-5. Four of the Bulldogs six runs were unearned as McCracken got sent to the loser’s bracket.

In McCracken’s final game of the day, the Mustangs scored nine runs in the 5th inning to help them blow out Madisonville-NH 13-5. Rachel Ridolfi and Jacqueline Roof each drove in three runs for the Mustangs.

McCracken County will play Louisville Mercy in an elimination game Saturday at 9am. The Mustangs will need to win four games in a row to win a state title in Owensboro.

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