Raiderettes ends season against Eagleville

Anysten Metcalf (left) and Paisley Logan (right) earned All District and All District Tournament honors on Wednesday. (Photo Provided)

EAGLEVILLE, Tenn. — They needed just one more win to manage a Region 5 Tournament berth but the Moore County Raiderettes came up a bit short. Moore County lost to Eagleville 7-0 on Wednesday to end their season.

The Raiderettes beat Fayetteville on May 5 to earn their way into the District 9 Tournament and then lost to Huntland on May 9 to head into the loser’s bracket. They beat Cornersville on May 10 to advance and needed a win over Eagleville to finish as one the top teams and continue on the Region 5 Tournament.

Moore County bats just didn’t get hot on Wednesday as the Lady Eagles slowly but surely added to their lead. Eagleville scored one point in the first and third innings and then finished strong with two runs in the fifth and three runs in the third to earn the victory and a chance to move on to Region 5 Tournament play.

Moore County managed just three hits in the contest – one by Paisley Logan, Anysten Metcalf, and Anna-Leigh Ross. On the mound, Paisley Logan got the start and took the loss. She pitched a little over five innings – throwing 113 pitches and 59 strikes. Kallie Ross came in to relief pitch tossing just two pitches.

Moore County ended their 2021-22 season with a 15-11 record. Paisley Logan and Anysten Metcalf earned All District and All District Tournament honors. Kendall Dangerfield, Emilee Moorehead also earned All District honors. Anysten Metcalf and Madelynn McLaughlin were named honorable mentions. This year’s squad graduated seven seniors Ava WombleRayel PierceErica CliftonChloe BrazierKendall DangerfieldMadelynn McLaughlinCharlotte Ray, and Gracie Bailey. •

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