Trinity baseball/softball: Raider groups prepared to compete


The Trinity baseball team struggled at some stage in the average season however beat Edmonson County to enhance to the third Region Tournament after lacking out the past yr. The softball group could be trying to make it to the vicinity match for the first time because joining the Twelfth District in 2006. Both Raider squads can have strict schedules yet again, as both the 12th District and third Region have plenty of talented teams. For baseball, district opponent Grayson County received the region a yr in the past and returned most in their gamers. For softball, the Ninth District has produced the region champion for greater than following decades. Read below for a standard outlook on each crew as provided with the aid of the top coaches. BASEBALL From head teach Christopher Chaffin: Our pitching team of workers need to be quite stable this 12 months. I appearance to improve in the hitting class for sure. We did hit the ball nicely final 12 months, but we had far too many strikeouts, and runners left on base, so we have been working on pitch selection and situational hitting to begin the season.


If we get beat, I want to get hit by using the other group and not by using ourselves. We had been in an excellent variety of video games and only didn’t execute down the stretch, and we search for that to trade this 12 months. On his gamers: Matthew Mills (SR) and Kevin Foster (JR) could be our pinnacle returning fingers this year. They both pitched correctly last yr and feature developed even extra inside the offseason. Brian Roberts (SR) have to additionally have a remarkable 12 months. He is a robust kid and if he can get in a groove, he ought to lead the power numbers in the region. Freshmen Owen Payne, Landon Huff, Mason Mattingly, and Elijah Boarman virtually must play a significant element this year. We are a younger crew with the simplest four upperclassmen and no sophomores, and we will be gambling four eighth-graders. SOFTBALL From head instruct Christopher Chaffin: I assume we can have a top-notch season. We have a lot of skilled gamers who’re coming lower back. We are playing in two large tournaments, the Franklin Simpson Lady Cat Classics and the Abe Lincoln Classic in LaRue County, on the way to be comprehensive exams on our agenda. Defensively, we had numerous errors ultimate 12 months in recreation. If we tighten up our defense, we can be as desirable as everybody in the location. On his gamers: Brittney Booker (SR), Nina Wathan (SR), Savannah Aull (SR), Cassidy Morris (FR) and Katherine Hibbitt (FR) are all terrific leaders with tons of revel in. Hibbitt and Wathen are notable pitchers as a way to ought to step up in their appearances at the mound, however, if they pitch like I understand they are we able to could be in every sport. Morris is one of the best catchers in the area. Aull leads us final yr with a .525 batting common and Booker become right there at the back of her with a .475 average.