Werner dazzles with another no-no

Mia Werner

Special to the Herald

Jasper senior Mia Werner already had a no-hitter April 6 against Heritage Hills, and on Saturday, across state lines, she had another one.

In the first game the Wildcats (22-2) played in the Owensboro Catholic Round-Robin Invitational, Werner tossed a seven inning no-hitter — striking out 18 Tiger batters and walking onein the 6-0 triumph. She was one out away from a perfect game. Ashlyn White suffered the loss for Breckinridge County, allowing six runs on 11 hits, one walk and no strikeouts. Junior Megan Matheis went 3-for-4, fellow junior Adrienne Simmers was three for three and senior Kylie Patterson was 2-for-4 to lead the Wildcats hitting.

Junior Kylie Morton picked up the win for Jasper in game two in the 4-2 victory versus Owensboro Catholic. Morton pitched the first five innings, allowing no runs on three hits, no walks and no strikeouts. Freshman Elise Lampert tossed the final two innings to record the save, allowing two runs on three hits, one walk and one strikeout.

Catholic senior starter Hadley Phelps tossed the first 4.1 innings, allowing two runs on eight hits, no walks and two strikeouts. Aces sophomore reliever Lexi Hatchett took the loss, allowing two runs on four hits, one walk and three strikeouts.

Megan went 3-for-4 at the plate, while sophomore Hillary Springer and junior Kennedy Matheis each went two for four to lead the Wildcats. Junior Camille Conkright was 2-for-4 to lead the Aces.

The Wildcats begin postseason play against Evansville Reitz, today at Evansville North in the Sectional 16 Tournament.

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