Coach David Carrillo’s team would not be denied their perfect district season in their finale.
Lady Cats softball scored two runs thanks to a HR from Parris Pickett and a sac fly from Anahi Velasquez to get Sulphur Springs an early 2-0 lead in the 2nd.
Three singles and an error in the next Lady Cats at-bat pushed it to a 5-0 advantage after 4 1/2 innings. Parris Pickett picked up a second RBI when she got 3B Addison Caddell home in the 5th building the Sulphur Springs lead to 6-0.
Two singles, a double and a triple blew the game away as the Lady Cats put 10 runs on Pine Tree and blew out the Lady Pirates 10-0.
Crimson Bryant got her 11th win in 12 starts. The junior pitched a complete game, giving up four hits but no runs. Bryant struck out 13 Lady Pirates to earn her eighth straight win in the circle.
Kinz Smallwood went 3 for 3 versus Pine Tree, driving 2 runs and crossing home thrice herself. Anahi Velasquez was 3 for 4 against the Lady Pirates driving in another 2 runs and crossing home twice.
SS Parris Pickett had herself a game. Her HR, plus another hit, gave the Lady Cats another 2 RBIs and crossed home twice in the victory.
Caddell, Bryant, Nicole Higgins, and Tia Nash all recorded a hit, with the latter’s driving in two more runs for Sulphur Springs.
The win Tuesday, Apr. 19 completes a perfect 12-0 district season for Coach David Carrillo’s team. Sulphur Springs finishes the regular season as back-to-back 15-5A District Champions, sporting an impressive 21-1-2 record.
Next up, the Lady Cats hope to play a warm-up game this weekend before opening the playoffs next weekend.
Coach Carrillo anticipates playing Whitehouse in Bi-District, with times and dates of the opening series of playoffs yet to be determined.
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