Fishers, IN — Howard County Thunder 03 watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 2-1 loss to HTR 02 18u on Saturday. HTR 02 18u scored on a double by Molly Buck and an error in the first inning. The pitching was strong on both sides. HTR 02 18u pitchers struck out three, while Howard County Thunder 03 sat down seven. HTR 02 18u got things started in the first inning. HTR 02 18u scored one run when Buck doubled. Taylor Burket earned the victory in the pitcher's circle for HTR 02 18u. She went four and two-thirds innings, allowing one run on two hits and striking out three. Morgan Ousley took the loss for Howard County Thunder 03. She went four innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out seven and walking one. Deanna Ayres and Alayna Ayres each managed one hit to lead Howard County Thunder 03. HTR 02 18u didn't commit a single error in the field. Burket had three chances in the field, the most on the team. "Powered by Narrative Science and GameChanger Media. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved." Any reuse or republication of this story must include the preceding attribution.