The Forney Lady Rabbits exhibited their quick striking offense while greatly limiting the Lady Cats’ softball team’s offense in a 14-2 victory in Forney Friday night.
The Lady Cats actually led briefly scoring twice in the top of the first inning. The Lady Cats first two hitters, Alyssa Abron and Kelsey Wallace, got on base and scored. Alli Fite had one of only two Lady Cats hits and she drove home a run in the top of the first. Forney answered with four runs of their own in the first and they added five more runs in the bottom of the second to go up 9-2. Another five runs scored in the bottom of the fourth to make it 14-2. The game was called after the top of the fifth with Forney up 14-2.
Sadie Stroud got the only other Lady Cats’ hit. The Lady Cats did manage to draw five walks. Lady Cats pitcher Bailey Haggerty had a tough night in the circle pitching four innings and allowing twelve hits, fourteen runs, twelve earned runs with six walks and three strikeouts. The Lady Cats also had an error.
The Lady Cats will attempt to even the series as they host Forney in game two at Lady Cat Park Saturday at 11 a.m. Game three, if needed, will take place right after game two. Hear the games on KSST.