Fresh off their District championship the Bartow High School Lady Jacket have prepared for tonight’s game against the Plant City Raiders at Plant City.
The Jackets bring in an impressive 24-3 record while Plant City comes in at 15-8.
The Raiders were upset 3-2 in the Class 7A District 8 Championship by East Bay 3-2.
Game time 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. The winner will play on against the winner of East Bay vs Lake Region on Tuesday, April 30.
Team Comparison are as follows:
Batting Average: Plant City, .317; Bartow, .367
On-Base Percentage: Plant City, .383; Bartow, .470
Runs Scored: Plant City, 158; Bartow, 222
Home Runs: Plant City, 4; Bartow, 17
Triples: Plant City, 5; Bartow, 8
Doubles: Plant City: 21; Bartow, 53
The Jacket have some depth in batting with the averages of the players
Cheyenne Blaha, .489
Lexi Sims, .457
Meredith McGinnis, .429
Rachael Imig, .395
Stefani Walls, .382
Chelsea King, .378
Tonee Fabrizi, .361
Deean Davis, .333
Brianah Green, .324
Alex Mace, .321
Mackenzie Brown, .218
Taylor Sturgill, .275
Delaney Wright, .273
Taylor Pittman, .244
Brittney Meadows, .222
Pitching the Jackets will rely on Lauren West but Coach Glenn Rutenbar has the luxury of having three other pitches if needed.
Lauren West: ERA 0.86, 10-2
Emiley DellDonne: ERA 0.35, 3-0
Brooke Farrer: ERA, 0.55, 4-0
Chelsea King: ERA, 1.34
Directions to Plant City:
Go west on State Road 60 for 17.4 miles. Turn right onto FL-39 North/James L Redman Parkway for 3.6 miles. Turn left onto West Alexander Street for 0.5 miles. Turn right onto Raider Place.