After a very slow start to the 2020 season for the Lady Cats Softball Team, things changed drastically Tuesday night, February 25, in a 12-2 win over Mineola at Lady Cat Park. The game was moved from Mineola because things were drier at Lady Cat Park.
After Mineola took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, the Lady Cats answered with 3 runs of their own. The Lady Cats scored in every inning and pounded out 14 hits. The Lady Cats played errorless ball.
Pitcher Addison Caddell got the win with a solid game in the circle. Caddell allowed 6 hits and 2 runs over 6 innings with 4 strikeouts and no walks; 54 of her 74 pitches were strikes.
Three Lady Cats had very strong nights at the plate. Grace Magnuson had 3 hits in 4 at bats, scored two runs and had an RBI. She also stole one of the Lady Cats’ five stolen bases. Kate Womack was 2 for 3 with a run scored, three RBI’s, two doubles and a sacrifice. Matti Smith was 2 for 2 with 2 RBI’s. Jadyn Harper was 1 for 2 with 3 runs scored and two walks. Colbria Harrison scored a run and had a sacrifice. Alli Fite was 1 for 3 with a run scored, a walk and an RBI. Caddell was 1 for 3 with two stolen bases. Braylea Brewer was 1 for 1 with a run scored. Nylah Lindley was 1 for 2 with a walk and a stolen base. Paris Pickett scored a run and had a walk. Sailan Adair was 1 for 2 with a run scored and an RBI. Addison DeSmet was 1 for 2 with an RBI. Aliyah Abron had a run and a stolen base.
The Lady Cats improved their season record to 2-4. They play next in a tough Allen tournament this Thursday through Saturday.