The Lady Cats softball team keep on rolling as they beat the Lady Lobos in Longview on Apr. 6, by a score of 6-0.
Coach David Carrillo’s squad looked like they might be entrenched in another pitchers duel, but the tide turned in the top of the third inning when Sulphur Springs scored 3 runs to take a 3-0 lead.
Grace Magnuson got the scoring going for the Lady Cats, singling on a fly ball to left field to get Jayden Harper home to break the 0-0 tie.
Catcher River Hulsey for Longview committed two costly errors in the bottom frame of the third which allowed Nylah Lindley to cross home, and then another wild throw allowed Addison DeSmet to advance home to make it a 3-0 ball game.
But the Lady Cats weren’t done there, though. 1B Lindley doubled in the top of the fourth to get SS Parris Pickett home to take a 4-0 lead. Magnuson got another RBI when she doubled on a line drive to deep center field to get Lindley home, making it 5-0 in favor of Sulphur Springs.
Nicole Higgins made a stellar tag on second base in the last at-bat for the Lady Cats to get home en route to a 6-0 victory over the Lady Lobos.
The Lady Cats have completed their regular season sweep of Longview, first winning in Sulphur Springs on Mar. 9 by a score of 1-0, then beating the Lady Lobos on Tuesday by a score of 6-0.
Crimson Bryant got the win over Longview, pitching the entire 7 innings while only allowing 3 hits over the course of the game. Bryant struck out 15 and walked one Lady Lobo.
With the win, the Lady Cats have now won 8 straight games, with 7 of those victories coming against district foes. The Lady Cats softball team season record is now 17-3 overall (6-1 district).
Next up, the Lady Cats will be back on the road Friday as they’ll travel to Mt Pleasant to take on the Lady Tigers. That game is set to tee off at 6 PM.