Christian County will play Reidland Saturday morning at 9am. The Lady Colonels (32-11) will have to win six games Saturday to claim the state championship. Reidland (32-6-1) lost their opener to Lawrence County 2-1 before coming back to beat Estill County 9-2 and Scott County 1-0.
Christian County beat Ballard 5-1 to advance in the elimination round. The Lady Colonels scored twice in the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie. Yezmine Smith drove in two more runs with a triple in the seventh inning. Stacey Harbold drove in a run as part of her three-hit afternoon and pitched a complete game on the mound, allowing just four Ballard hits and recording four strikeouts.
The Lady Colonels had no trouble getting past George Rogers Clark (28-14), scoring six runs in the second inning on their way to a 13-0 win. Hannah Hodge had three hits and two RBIs for the Lady Colonels.
In the opener, Greenwood beat Christian County for a third time this year as Rachel Riley struck out ten in the 6-0 Lady Gator win. Christian County had just four hits in the game.