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18- April 18, 2013 Your Hometown Newspaper News Outlook i Baseball: The Bath County High School baseball team entered the spring eager to re- turn to the diamond after finishing the 2012 campaign 9-19. The Wildcats conclud- ed the 2012 season 9-19 following a loss to long- time rival Rowan County in the the 61st District Tournament. The Bath County baseball program host- ed last yearms 61st Dis- trict Baseball Tourna- ment. Bath County, which compiled a season- high three-game win- ning streak early in the 2012 season, exited last spring on a eight-game losing streak. Former University of Kentucky pitcher Brock Baber guides the Bath County High School baseball program. A Bath County High School alumnus, Baber has a much more veter- an team in place for the 2013 season. Injuries plagued the 2012 edition of the Bath County High School baseball team. BCHS lost senior pitcher Cable Wright to a torn ACL and senior catcher South Whitt was lost fol- lowing ACL and menis- cus tears. Both players are now back for their senior seasons. Wright proved to be one of the toughest outs in high school baseball earlier in his career, reaching base often dur- ing an exceptional soph- omore season. Also a leader in the classroom, Whitt will attend Brown on an aca- demic scholarship. Senior pitcher/first baseman/outfielder Clark Kissick and ju- nior infielder/outfielder Jordan Highley are also back for the Wildcats. The Hits for Home Invitational at Whitaker Bank Ballpark, home of the Lexington Legends, and the Mingo Bay Tournament in South Carolina, were both on tap for the Wildcats in the first half of the 2013 season. Bath County is also a fixture in the All "A" Classic field. Softball: The Bath County High School softball team was held winless in the 61st Dis- trict last season. Bath County ended the sea- son with a loss to Flem- ing County in the 61st District Tournament. The Ladycats exited the season on a five-game losing skid. Bath County could only muster one win- ning streak (two games) last season but figures to be much-improved and fare better through- out the 2013 season. Head coach Kenny Williams is fielding a young Bath County soft- ball team. The Ladycats started the season with eight freshmen, 10 soph- omores, one junior and two seniors. Most all of the Bath County softball players, however, boast prior experience. Seniors back for the Ladycats are pitcher/ outfielder Amber Mar- tin and shortstop Me- gan Penick. Sophomore pitcher/ utility player Morgan Howard is one of the top young players back for the Bath County softball team. Catcher. Hannah Mann is the only junior on the Bath County soft- ball team's roster. Bath County calls one of the area's newest soft- ball fields home. Last season, Bath County hosted the 61st District Softball Tournament. Track and Field: The Bath County High School track and field program is fresh off of another appearance in the Class A State Track and Field Meet. Bath County boys' and girls' track and field teams have enjoyed many tri- umphs in recent years. Advancing to the state meet will once again be a goal for the Bath County High School track and field program. The Bath County boys' track and field team finished 39th in last year's Class A State Meet. Boys' team members back for the Bath Coun- ty track and field pro- gram who competed in the last year's state meet include Evan Staviski, Dale Curtis, Seth Chris- topher, Jared Castle, Na- than Dailey, Sam Barker and Trey Ratliff Girls' team members back for Bath County who competed in last year's state meet are Hall Miller, Hannah Staviski, Christina Thompson, Taylor Everman and Morgan Crouch. The Bath County track and field program is under the guidance of veteran coaches Robin Tolle and Tim Bailey. photos by Ron Weaver Bath County defeated Frankfort 16-6. Left: Morgan Howard lines a triple to the outfield. Right: MegarrPenick makes the'throw from 3rd base. 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