Photos by Keegan Rogers The Powell County Lady Pirates tasted defeat for the first time this season when they fell in a close 11-9 game at Richmond Model last Thursday. They bounced back to beat Knott Central 9-4 and 2-0 on Friday, before running into a good Fleming County team on prom morning, 10-0. But this past Monday, in the rain and still trying to catch up after a busy weekend, Powell’s Erika Howard (right) and Lexie Brewer combined on the mound to stop Lee County 12-6. The big news of the night was that eighth grader McKayla Rucker, who had been in a slump, went 4-for-5, driving in key runs in the Powell win. The ladies travel this weekend to Middlesboro for a tournament.