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Lady Cats Defeat Texas High; One Game Out of First Place

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The Lady Cats’ softball team won their sixth straight district game as they pounded first place Texas High, 13-4 at Lady Cat Park Thursday evening. It was senior night and the Lady Cats recognized Kristen Allen, Hannah Crowson and Jaye Doughtie.

Texas High broke a scoreless tie with a single run in the top of the second inning. The Lady Cats scored two runs in the bottom of the inning and lead 2-1. After the Lady Tigers tied the game with a single run in the top of the fourth, the Lady Cats went ahead 4-2 with two runs in the bottom of the inning. The Lady Cats stretched their lead to 7-2 with three more runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Texas High rallied with two runs in the top of the sixth to make it a 7-4 game. Then the Lady Cats put the game away with six big runs in the bottom of the sixth.

The Lady Cats pounded out 18 hits. Senior Hannah Crowson and Sadie Stroud each had four hits. Alli Fite and Brinklee Driver drew walks. Kelsey Wallace drove in five runs and stroud drove in three. Bailey Haggerty got the pitching win allowing four runs and ten hits while striking out one. Neither team committed an error.

The Lady Cats pulled to within one game of the Lady Tigers. The Lady Cats improved to 9-2 in district play. They are 22-6 for the season. The Lady Cats have an open date next Tuesday.


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Author: Staff Reporter

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