A furious rally by the Lady Cats’ softball team just fell short in a 7-6 loss to Sachse in a Wylie tournment Thursday afternoon. Earlier in the day, the Lady Cats defeated McKinney North, 8-0.
Sachse broke open a scoreless tie with 4 runs in the bottom of the fourth. They tacked on 3 more and appeared to be cruising with a 7-0 lead after five innings. The Lady Cats came alive in the top of the sixth inning. They scored 6 runs and had runners on the bases when the game ended. Sachse held on to win, 7-6.
Pitcher Alli Fite went all five innings for the Lady Cats given up 7 earned runs on 7 hits. Fite struck out 5 and walked 5. She gave up one home run. Kelsey Wallace and Brinklee Drive both drove home 2 runs. Sierra Smith and Jacklyn Semler also had 1 RBI each. Kate Womack was 2 for 3 with 1 run scored and a double. Alyssa Abron was 1 for 2 with a run score and she walked twice. Wallace was 1 for 4 with 1 runs scored. Driver was 1 for 3 with a walk. Sadie Stroud was 1 for 3 with a walk. Macee Hollins was 1 for 1 with 1 run scored. Nylah Lindley scored a run. Maddie Millsap drew 2 walks. Semler was 1 for 3 with a run scored.
The Lady Cats season record is now 9-3. Friday the Lady Cats play Cooper at 5 p.m. at Wylie East. Then they face Sherman at 7 p.m. at Wylie East.