Jay County Lady Patriots win the 2019 Richmond Softball Tournament. The Patriots came back in the 7th with 6-5 victory over Centerville to earn their ticket to the championship game where they defeated host team Richmond 13-1.
Leading hitters for the opening game were Aubrie Schwieterman who went 3-4 with 2 RBIs and Kailee Denney who went 2-4 with the game winning hit. Shelby Caldwell and Maggie Pryor also had 2 hits a piece. Hannah Phillips, Olivia Bright and Justice Day all a one hit. The winning pitcher was Justice Day.
In the championship game the bats really came alive for JC as they had several hits in the 13-1 win. Aubrie Schwieterman led the way going 4-5 with 3 RBIs. Shelby Caldwell was 3-5 with 2 RBIs. Sam Twigg had 2 hits and 2 RBIs while Hannah Phillips has two hits and 1 RBI. Maggie Pryor had a triple and a stolen base and Kensey Litton had two hits as well. Kailee Denney had a hit and an RBI and Olivia Bright had an RBI as well. Finally, senior Randi Ferguson was 2-3. They pitcher for JC was Kailee Denney who also held the game winning hit.