With Trimble County trailing 9-0 and nobody on base in the fourth inning of the 31st District Championship softball game, Henry County coach Ally Vaughn signaled the umpire to intentionally walk Raider slugger Emma Ginn before she had even lifted the bat to her shoulder.

It would have been impossible for Ginn to tie the game with one swing but after watching the Trimble County slugger terrorize north central Kentucky pitchers for three seasons, who’s to blame Vaughn for the extra caution?