By Jerry Richmond, Sports Staff Writer

The Trousdale County Yellow Jackets came up with a key district win last week when they went to South Carthage and took down the Gordonsville Tigers 12-7 on April 1.

The Jackets trailed 1-0 after the first inning but scored four runs in each of the next three to take control of the game and snap a six-game losing streak to the Tigers.

The Jackets pounded out 10 hits led by a 3-for-4 effort from sophomore Eli Henderson, who also had two RBIs and scored a run. Classmate Robert Butcher went 2-for-2 and Trousdale also had hits from senior Houston Stafford, senior Keyvont Baines, junior Kobe Pridemore, junior Will Holder and sophomore Cameron Rankins.

Chris Gregory / Hartsville Vidette
Trousdale County’s Robert Butcher (34) tags out an Antioch runner attempting to swipe third base.

Sophomore pitcher Taylor Ellis went six inning to earn the victory.

The next day, the two teams met in Hartsville but the Jackets lost 4-0. Gordonsville senior Hunter Mann, an MTSU signee, went the distance and recorded 10 strikeouts.

Henderson, Stafford and Baines had the only hits for the Jackets.

On Thursday, the Jackets hosted Antioch but fell 13-5. Trousdale had 10 hits but committed seven costly errors.

Pridemore had three hits for Trousdale County while Henderson and senior Dyson Satterfield each had a pair of hits. Stafford, Ellis and senior Stetson White each had one hit.

Trousdale is scheduled to host Cannon County on Saturday at 1 p.m. and Jackson County at 6 p.m. on Monday.