The Lady Cats’ softball team won their first two games of the regular season at their own Sulphur Springs Varsity Softball Tournament Thursday.
In the first game, the Lady Cats downed Gilmer, 6-3. Alli Fite got the pitching win giving up 3 hits and three runs and striking out 9. Kristen Allen drove home 2 runs and Alyssa Abron, Hannah Crowson and Macee Hollins had 2 hits apiece. Gilmer jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first. The Lady Cats tied it up with single runs in the first and the second inning. Both teams scored single runs in the third inning to make it a 3-3 game. The Lady Cats went ahead for good with three big runs in the bottom of the fourth. The Lady Cats had 9 hits.
In the second game, the Lady Cats defeated Royse City, 11-2. Bailey Haggerty was the winning pitching allowing 2 runs and 5 hits and striking out 2. Brinkley Driver drove in five runs. Macee Hollins had 3 hits and 3 rbi’s. Kristen Allen had 3 hits. Both teams scored 2 runs in the first inning. The Lady Cats shut down the Lady Bulldogs after that and scored 9 unanswered runs. The Lady Cats had 5 runs in the second, one run in the third and 3 more runs in the fourth inning.
The Lady Cats are 2-0 for the season.