The Lady Cats Softball Team had quite a day Friday, February 28, at the 21st Annual Allen Varsity Softball Tournament, winning two games by wide margins. The Lady Cats clobbered Dallas W.T. White, 20-5 and then blitzed Hurst L.D. Bell, 9-2. The wins improved the Lady Cats season record to 4-6.
The Lady Cats actually started off slowly against Dallas White. The Lady Longhorns jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the top of the first. The Lady Cats got a run back in the bottom of the first but still trailed, 5-1. A 7-run second inning put the Lady Cats up to stay, 8-5. A 12-run bottom of the third wrapped up the win. The Lady Cats collected 20 hits to 7 for White. Both teams committed an error.
The Lady Cats had numerous offensive stars. Jadyn Harper was 4 for 4 with 4 runs and 2 RBIs. She also clubbed a home run and stole 3 bases. Alli Fite was also 4 for 4 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBIs. Fite also hit a double and stole a base. Addison Caddell was 3 for 3 with 2 runs scored and 3 RBIs. Caddell also hit a double. Heather Bowen was 2 for 4 with 2 runs and 5 RBIs. Bowen also hit a double. Nylah Lindley was 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBIs with a double and a stolen base. Kate Womack was 1 for 2 with 2 runs scored and an RBI. Womack also walked twice and stole a base. Grace Magnuson was 1 for 2 with 2 runs scored and a walk. Aliyah Abron scored a run, walked and had an RBI. Braydan Garrett was 1 for 1 with an RBI. Colbria Harrison was 1 for 1 with a walk and a run scored. Paris Pickett was 1 for 1 with a run scored and an RBI. Paige Seagraves scored a run. The Lady Cats stole 6 bases.
Bri Harrison pitched the first inning for the Lady Cats allowing 5 hits and 5 runs while getting a strikeout. Denver Wyatt got the pitching win going the last two innings allowing only 2 hits and no runs with 3 strikeouts.
Against L.D. Bell, again, the Lady Cats had to play catch up. Bell scored 2 first inning runs to go up, 2-0. The Lady Cats went ahead for good with a 4 run second inning. They added a run in the third and scored two more in both the fifth and sixth innings. The Lady Cats outhit Bell, 6-4. Bell committed 9 errors.
Colbria Harrison had a big game at the plate going 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBIs with a double and a sacrifice. Womack was 2 for 4 with a run scored. She also doubled and tripled and stole a base. Magnuson was 1 for 2 with a run scored and 2 RBIs with a double and a walk. Lindley was a demon on the bases with 4 steals while also going 1 for 3 with 2 runs scored. Fite drew a walk. Bowen walked twice, Seagraves scored a run. Abron scored 2 runs and stole a base. The Lady Cats stole six more bases.
Caddell got the win going 6 innings allowing 4 hits and 2 runs with 8 strikeouts and 2 walks.
The Lady Cats complete play in the Allen tournament with a game with Bishop Lynch Saturday at 5 p.m. at Allen High School Field 2.