New Boston, Hooks and Redwater notch district wins
The DeKalb Lady Bears made the trip down Hwy. 82 to New Boston on Tuesday to face the Lady Lions in a district contest, with the Lady Lions coming out on top by a score of 6-0.
Junior hurler Lauren “Loh” Hurst earned the win on the hill for New Boston, scattering six hits and striking out four in the shutout win.
Anijah Gray took the loss for DeKalb, giving up just three hits and striking out two. Madison Taylor came in to relieve Gray in the 4th and allowed one hit and struck out four.
At the plate, Maggie Taylor had an RBI triple for the Lady Lions, and Emma Holland, Megan Daniel and Amya Walker each added a hit apiece. Hurst had a pair of RBI’s in the contest.
For DeKalb, Hope Murphy led the way for the Lady Bears with three hits, and Bailey Barger, Kaelyn Alvarez and Halle Johns had a hit apiece.
The Hooks Lady Hornets notched a district win on Tuesday with an 11-1 victory over the Queen City Lady Bulldogs.
Leading 2-1 in the top of the 7th, the Lady Hornets blew the game wide open with a seven-run barrage, and never looked back.
Izzy Daniels, Alley Jefferson, Emma Farquhar, Chloe Hanes, Alyssa Whitten and Jordan Ragland each had big hits in the blowout inning to gibe Hooks their insurmountable lead.
Lexie Frachiseur earned the win on the mound for Hooks, tossing a two-hitter and striking out five.
With the bat, Emma Farquhar and Chloe Hanes led the way with a pair of RBI’s each.
The Redwater Lady Dragons overpowered the visiting Paul Pewitt Lady Brahmas on Tuesday and shut them out by a final score of 20-0.
Redwater jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the bottom of the 1st and scored six more times in the 2nd to put the Brahmas back in the corral for good.
On the hill, Kaitlyn Conway notched the win for the Lady Dragons. Conway hurled a superb game, allowing just one hit and striking out three in a near perfect outing.
At the plate, Riley Elliott was 2-3 with three RBI’s to lead the Lady Dragons, and teammates Kassidy Warner, Crayton Bradford and Mallory Brown each added a pair of runs batted in.
Bloomburg took a 3-0 lead in the first and scored seven more in the second to take a commanding lead and go on to beat the Maud Lady Cardinals by a score of 15-1 on Tuesday.
Haley Yates took the loss for Maud, giving up six runs on three hits in an inning plus of work on the hill.
In the photo, New Boston's Maggie Taylor takes a rip at a Anijah Gray pitch during the Lady Lions' 6-0 win over the Lady Bears on Tuesday.
Photo by Caleb Moseley