The Bartow High School Lady Jackets captured the 2013 District 7A championship Thursday with a 2-0 victory behind Lauren West who threw a no-hitter over the Lake Region Thunder. The Thunder dealt Bartow two of its three losses this season. The loss was Lake Region’s first district loss this year.
The victory came on after West threw a one-hitter Tuesday in Bartow’s first District 7 game against George Jenkins.
Thursday, Bartow got on the board in the third when Rachel Imig walked and then Stefani Walls singled and Chelsea King hit one toward short that got away and scored Jasmine Locke — a pinch runner.
In the fifth Cheyenne Blaha had a single and then Tonee Fabrizi scorched a double to score her.
Lauren West went the distance throwing a no-hitter while striking out 11 thunder batters
On Tuesday Bartow had defeated George Jenkins 8-0 with Deean Davis Blaha Lexi Sims, Rachael Imig, Stefanie Walls recorded two hits each and Fabrizi and Brianah Green added one each. West got the victory there striking out 10 and allowing only one hit.
The Jackets will be on the road Wednesday as they face the Plant City Raiders, game time is 7 p.m.