Thunderstorm makes game a wash

Beau Thompson pitches in the first inning of the Bearcats’ non-conference game against the Bulldogs at Hampton on Tuesday, July 2. A thunderstorm washed out the contest, being considered a tie. (Kristi Nixon photo)

HAMPTON – A light rain in the top of the second inning between the Bulldogs and North Butler quickly turned into a thunderstorm, halting and then completely calling off this non-conference game.

Since the inning wasn’t completed, the score reverted back to what it was before it started, leaving it a scoreless tie.

The Bearcats were poised to take a 3-0 lead with two outs and Levi Lubben batting, but a storm that had been brewing for the last hour and a half was unleashed...

The full story appears in the July 11 print edition of the Butler County Tribune-Journal.