The Bath County Baseball team is off to their best start since the KHSAA has kept online records with a 15-3 start to the season.
The Wildcats started 12-6 in 2006, 2013, 2016, and 2017.
The Cats earned their last two wins over district rival Fleming County 13-11 and 8-5.
The wins kept the team’s 61st district record perfect at 3-0.
Monday night’s game in Flemingsburg was a back and forth battle of offense as Coach Patrick Armitage’s squad held off a last inning surge by the Panthers to win 13-11.
Bath County pounded out 13 hits led by Hunter Kissick’s 2 hit, 2 walk, and 1 run scored performance. Landan Swartz, Spencer Pegrem, Nathan Davis, Austin Clark, and Lane Rogers all had 2 hits a piece. Davis led the team with 3 RBI.
Jamie Ball got the win in relief and Nathan Davis earned the save.
Tuesday night the Cats stayed hot at the plate as they slapped 10 hits on their way to a 8-5 victory.
The Wildcats got on the board in the first inning when Lane Rogers doubled scoring two runs.
Bath County took the lead for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Tyler Brown singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. The Wildcats also scored 2 more runs in the frame on 2 Fleming County errors.
Jamie Ball started on the mound and recorded his 2nd win in consecutive nights. He surrendered five runs on three hits over four innings, striking out two. Freshman Zane Blevins finished the game for the save.
Swartz (3-4, 2 runs), Rogers (3-4, 3 RBI), and Brown (2-4, 3 runs) all collected multiple hits.
The Wildcats will be back in action Thursday night as they host Mason County (6pm) and Menifee County (8pm) for Senior Night at the Owingsville Sports Complex.
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You can also click here for the link to the Mason County game.