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4 News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper April 6, 2017 - 17 ) I vide leadership this year. By Cecil Lawson "We have a good mix of KyNewsGroup younger and older play- cecil@kynewsgroup.com ers this season," Armitage said. The Bath County Wild- Thirty-one players are cats baseball coach has set on this year's roster, mak- big goals for his team this ing for a deep bench. year. "It makes for longer Patrick Armitage is now practices, but it's worth it," in his second year as the he said. Wildcats' head coach. Armitage also said that He led the Wildcats to a he and his staff are putting strong 18 - 13 season last an emphasis on getting Ju- year, and the Cats are off to nior Varsity play this year. a great start this season at This year's senior lead- 10 - 1 at the beginning of ers are Dylan Richards, this week Tanner Tout, Layne The Cats lost nine se- Easton, and Bryce Fry- niors last year, but there man. 'q'hose guys have are seven seniors to pro- been here the longest and have had really good careers and offer a lot of leadership," he said. Other players who stand out on the the team in- clude juniors Tyler Brown and Cameron Vincent, who Armitage considers his two most-improved players; sophomores Lan- dan Swartz, Lane Rogers, and Chandler Otis; and freshmen Seth Adams and Nathan Davis. Armitage said that his toughest opponents this season will be Rowan County, George Rogers Clark, West Carter, and Ashland Blazer. GRC is coached by Matt Ginter and Ashlanc[ is coached by Johnnie Lemaster, both of whon were Major League pla ers. 'The 16th Region is tremely competitive, mirage said. "For us to to that next level, got to take care of b h" ness in our district, our goal is to make a rtt at the region" ' . Armitage looks forward to seeing how well Boys of Summer perform this spring. , "It's going to be fun see how good we are," hd said. e l Submitted by Coach time in the circle, and All Kachine Evans looks tobase. according to Coach Wil- Kenny Williams 61st District performer crack the line-up after a Allison Karrick, Talynliams. Shelby Walker, who re-good off-season. Alderman, and Macy Eighth grader Jesselin Head Coach Kenny turns after a solid junior Bath County ace McK- Sparks return with a Miller will step into the Williams returns seven year performance, enna Moore looks to year of varsity experi- corner vacated by long starters from a team that Returning starting continue where she left ence under their belt.time starter Haley Mc- finished the season 20- juniors include Darby off after a very success- Newcomers Samantha Farland who graduated 10 but fell short last year, Fraley, who led the 16th ful freshman season that Swartz, Rhianna Car- last year. losing in the first round Region in home runs last netted her All 16th Re- penter, and Brianna Day The Lady Cats will par- of the 61st District Tour- season, shortstop Paige gion accolades, round out the roster ticipate in their very own nament. Faudere, outfielders She will be followed by along with part timer Lady Cat Invitational, the The Lady Cats will Kelsey Roberson, and fellow sophomore KylenKennedy Thomas who 2nd Annual Ky One Clas- be led by senior center Katie Bowman round Messer who is slated to has some varsity experi- sic at Breathitt Co, the fielder Madison Hender- out a seasoned group of step in for the graduated ence and will see time at Lady Dragon Classic at son, who will also see starters. Junior slapper Keely Crouch at first the plate and in the field South Oldham, and the annual 16th Region All A Classic who along with Raceland look to be One of the favorites Bath County will close out the season with their second installment of the Bath County Derby I)ay Classic. - - Coach Williams lo0ks to build off last seasoh's 20 wins and compete for a 61st District title and spot in the regional tour, nament. Sharp Farms Market & Deli Home Cooked Weekday Specials We offer sandwiches, salad, & pizza (fresh homemade dough & sauce. OUR PIZZAS ARE 4965 :s[ Veterans Memorial Hwy. Sharpsburg, KY 606,262.7711 Good Luck to the Wildcats & Lady Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Specials and Home 112 Suddith Street Owingsville, KY 40360 Judge Bath ROGERS County Executive and staff PEQPLE BANg S BANK You'lt Like Banking With Us (606)674-2801 (606)683-2091 43 Slate Avenue 121 Main Street Owingsville, KY Salt Lick, KY Member Show your school spirit with a school debit card! Only available at Peoples Bank.