Lady Cats Softball 10, Midlothian 0
The Lady Cats’ softball team hammered out sixteen hits and pitcher Bailey Haggerty threw a two-hit shutout as the Lady Cats won game one of their best two out of three Area round series, 10-0 over Midlothian Tuesday evening (April 30) at Royse City. On an extremely windy evening with occasional rain falling, the Lady Cats scored in every inning. In the first inning, Kelsey Wallace singled, Alli Fite got on on an error and Brinklee Driver had an infield single to load the bases. Sadie Stroud and Sierra Smith drew bases loaded walks to force in two runs. A third run scored on an Addison Caddell infield single. In the second, the Lady Cats made it 4-0 on singles by Driver and Kate Womack and an RBI double by Sadie Stroud. The Lady Cats made it 7-0 in the third with singles by Caddell and Maddie Millsap and a three run home run over the left field wall by Kelsey Wallace. The Lady Cats lead grew to 9-0 after four. Smith, Caddell and Colbria Harrison all singled. Nylah Lindley drove home a run on a fielder’s choice. Wallace hit a sacrifice fly to score another. The Lady Cats wrapped up the game with nobody out in the fifth inning. Driver and Womack hit back to back doubles plating the tenth run. Wallace was 2-3 with two runs scored and four RBI’s plus her home run and sacrifice fly. Driver was 4 for 4. Abbi Baier scored three runs running for Driver. Stroud was 1 for 2 with two RBI’s and a double. Womack was 2 for 4 with an RBI and a double. Addison Caddell was 3 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI. Smith was 1 for 2 with a run scored and an RBI. Millsap was 1 for 2 with a run scored. Fite was 1 for 4 with a run scored. Harrison was 1 for 1. Lindley scored a run and had an RBI. Game two in the series is scheduled for Thursday at 5 p.m. in Royse City, weather permitting.