By Jerry Richmond, Sports Staff Writer

The Trousdale County Yellow Jackets played their home-and-home regular-season series with Goodpasture last week, coming out on the short end of both games.

The Jackets traveled to Madison on April 10 for the first game and held a 3-2 lead with two outs in the sixth inning before giving up four runs to the Cougars. The Jackets loaded the bases in the top of the seventh before falling 6-3.

The Jackets had five hits but committed three costly errors.

Senior Wiley Barton was 3-for-3 and scored two runs, while classmate Dylan Coker had two hits and drove in a run.

The following day in Hartsville, the Jackets and Cougars were tied 5-5 after three innings, but Goodpasture scored seven runs in the fifth, three in the sixth and 11 in the seventh to take a 26-7 victory.

Trousdale County is still looking for its first victory over Goodpasture, which moved into District 8-A four years ago.

Coker went 3-for-3 with an RBI and scored two runs. Barton and freshman Kobe Pridemore added two hits each for Coach Travis Humes’ squad.

The Jackets returned to action later in the week at the East Robertson Classic, where they won two of three games.

They opened on April 13 with a 12-1 loss to Jo Byrns in which the Jackets had just four hits while committing three errors. Barton and junior Logan Calhoun each had hits, as did sophomores Will Barksdale and Houston Stafford.

The next day, the Jackets came up with five runs off five hits in a 5-1 victory over Portland.

Stafford, Coker, Pridemore, senior Colton Gammons and freshman Ben Chumley had hits for the Jackets. Gammons and senior Tanner Lannom each stole two bases in the win.

Calhoun got the win on the mound, going five innings while allowing one run on four hits while recording four strikeouts.

On Saturday, Trousdale County put up a season high in runs during a 14-2 pounding of White House.

The Jackets recorded 13 hits, with two each from Coker, Pridemore and sophomore Dyson Satterfield. Stafford, junior Hunter Ford, junior Logan Hewitt, Gammons, sophomore Jake Gregory, Chumley and junior Brice Butler each had hits for TCHS.

Chumley earned the win, pitching 3-1/3 innings and giving up one run on three hits with six strikeouts.

Softball: The Lady Jackets’ lone game last week was an 11-6 loss at Clay County on April 13 in which they gave up nine runs in the first inning.