Defending state champs get by Eaglettes
Shelbyville Central dropped a pair of games in the Commando Classic on Thursday in Hendersonville.
Riverdale 3, Shelbyville 1: The Eaglettes batted the defending Class AAA state champions with a two-run fifth inning by the Lady Warriors being the difference. Shelby Lamb ripped a pair of singles for the Eaglettes while Jordan Abell paced the winners with a double and single.
Samantha Hoadwonic claimed the win on the rubber for Riverdale, fanning three batters with no walks while allowing five hits. Alyssa Moore went the distance for Shelbyville in a four-hit effort.
Goodpasture 2, Shelbyville 1: The Eaglettes gave up a pair of runs in the first inning then held Goodpasture scoreless the remaining four. Morgan Ward ripped a pair of singles and Alicia Bates added a double for the Eaglettes while Haylie Spence went the distance on the bump.
The Eaglettes (0-2) return to tournament action this afternoon at 5 against Coffee County and Station Camp at 8.