Friday saw Lady Cats softball cruise to a 11-0 victory in game two of their Bi-District series, sweeping Whitehouse in the best-of-three series to play Red Oak in the second round of playoffs.
Coach David Carrillo’s team would not be denied in game two.
Sulphur Springs came roaring out of the gate, putting up eight runs on Whitehouse to lead big 8-0. Parris Pickett added another run in the second inning thanks to a solo shot to left field.
The fifth inning saw Lady Cats softball add on two more runs thanks to five hits in six batters as Sulphur Springs led Whitehouse 11-0 after 4.5 innings.
Five batters later, Coach David Carrillo’s team clinched a birth to the Area round of playoffs for the second straight season.
Lady Cats softball scored 11 runs on 19 hits in the five inning game.
Reese Ragan and Nicole Higgins both finished the win going 3 for 3, with all of the former’s hits coming as doubles. Jadyn Harper, Crimson Bryant and Tia Nash all got two hits in the 11-0 win Friday. Addison Caddell and Kinz Smallwood both recorded a hit and an two RBI’s apiece.
Pickett had the biggest night of all, going a perfect 4 for 4 batting in two runs in the series-clinching victory.
Crimson Bryant got the win Friday after pitching five shutout innings. The junior gave up two hits and walked two, striking out seven Whitehouse batters in the victory.
Friday’s win in Whitehouse gives Lady Cats softball a 23-2-2 record (12-0 district).
The win Friday also gives Sulphur Springs the 2-0 sweep in the best-of-three series, moving the Lady Cats on to the Area round of playoffs for the second straight season.
Next up, Lady Cats softball takes on Red Oak in the second round of playoffs.
Game one takes place Friday, May 6 at Nevada Community HS at 7:30 P.M. Games two and three take play the following Monday, May 9 at Grand Saline HS. The second game in the Area series tees off on Monday at 5 P.M. Game three if necessary follows game two Monday evening.