PITSBURG – The Bradford Lady Railroaders defeated the Franklin Monroe Lady Jets 8-4 in a Thursday night Cross Country Conference game on the Jets home field.
“That was a huge win,” said Bradford coach Shon Schaffer. “I told the girls that this was going to be a really good team and to stay positive throughout the game because this game was going to go up and down. They did a real nice job battling all game long.”
Bradford took a 2-1 lead after one inning of play with Franklin Monroe plating a run in the bottom of the second to knot the score at 2-2 with two innings in the book.
The Lady Railroaders closed out the night doubling the score on the Lady Jets.
“We hit the ball well today even though it may not look like it in the scorebook as far as base hits go,” said “We hit the ball really well right at them a lot. The girls are really hitting the ball good this year in the five games we have played so far. I’m super proud of them.”
Bradford freshman Skipp Miller went the distance on the mound to earn the win for the Lady Railroaders.
“She’s our horse,” said Schaffer. “She’s pitching really well so far this young season and I can only hope she’s going to keep getting better.”
“Bailey Wysong, my senior – she’s kind of like the anchor on the team,” added Schaffer. “We kind of go where her feeling goes and she had the girls going.”
PHOTO CAPTION: Bradford freshman Skipp Miller picks of a complete game win over the Lady Jets. (Gaylen Blosser photo)