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Junior High Horns sweep Happy Valley

Tomahawk Sports

Maddie Jones threw a great game against Watauga County for the JCMS Lady Longhorns on their home field Monday, April 1. Jones pitched the first 4 innings and Autumn Lewis came in for the 5th to close the game out. JCMS steamrolled Watauga 13-3 in the game which was called after 5 innings. Photos By Tia Thomas
Hannah Fritts slides into second safely during Game 2 of the JCMS Longhorns’ doubleheader against the Happy Valley Warriors at the Horns’ home field on April 2. Fritts had already knocked two out of the park as well as pitched a perfect game in Game 1 of the night as the Horns stomped the Warriors 12-0 in Game 1 and 16-1 in Game 2. By Tia Thomas

Head coach Haley Miller had her Lady Longhorns’ softball team clicking on all cylinders this past week. Her squad earned a very important doubleheader sweep over Happy Valley 12-1 and 16-0 on Friday after crushing Watauga County 13-3 earlier in the week.

JCMS 16, Happy Valley 1
The Longhorns rode a mammoth performance by Hannah Fritts in the first contest to earn
the victory. She dazzled the crowd by tossing a perfect game no-
hitter in addition to crushing two home runs, including one that dented the umpire’s hood on his vehicle.
Maddie Jones continued to swing a hot bat for Johnson County by collecting three hits. Autumn Shepherd had provided a stellar performance with two hits. Audrey Savery, Autumn Lewis, Amy Gunter, Zennia Bouchelle, and Aiden Thomas had a hit each.

JCMS 12, Happy Valley 0
The Lady Horns continued their dominance in the second game with an impressive 12-1 decision. Autumn Lewis silenced the Watauga bats by pitching a one-hitter. She also helped her cause by smacking three base hits. Hannah Fritts, Autumn Shepherd and Amy Gunter delivered two hits apiece. Maddie Jones, Audrey Savery Zennia Bouchelle, Eden Potter and Makenzie Poe each provided one.

JCMS 13, Watauga 3
The Lady Longhorns started their clean sweep with a 13-3 win over Watauga in a game that lasted only five innings.
Maddie Jones, Audrey Savery, Amy Gunter, Autumn Shepherd, and Makenzie Poe all had 2 hits apiece to pace the offensive attack. Hannah Fritts, Autumn Lewis,
and Zennia Bouchelle had a hit each.
Mattie Jones pitched 4 innings to earn the win. Fritts came on in relief to close the door in the fifth.