Seguin softball blanks Alamo Heights in disrict road win
(San Antonio) - Seguin carved its first notch in the District 26-5A softball win column Friday night with a 3-0 shutout of Alamo Heights in San Antonio.
Vanessa Garza pitched four innings of one-hit ball to earn the win, striking out seven and issuing just one walk. Ashlyn Flores worked around four hits and a walk to strike out four and keep the shutout intact over the final three frames.
Seguin scored the game's first run in the top of the third inning when Shyann Atchley singled with two outs and sprinted home on an RBI-double by Presley Pence.
McKenzie Neumann ripped a one-out double to drive in Tate Smith in the top of the sixth, and Sandy Hernandez followed with a single to plate Marissa Bradley and establish the final 3-0 cushion.
Neumann finished 2-3 with an RBI, while Atchley went 2-4 with a run scored.
Seguin is 1-2 in district play, 12-9 overall. The Matadors seek their second straight 26-5A win Tuesday afternoon in a 1 p.m. home game against Medina Valley.
Marion softball cruises past Stockdale for third straight district win
(Stockdale) - The Marion softball team moved its District 27-3A record to 3-0 in dominant fashion Friday night, rolling to an 18-2 road victory over Stockdale in four innings.
Madison Moos turned in an exceptional two-way performance, smacking a two-run home run and a double to finish with five RBIs at the plate while while striking out seven and tossing a three-hitter to earn the win in the pitcher's circle. Both Stocdkale runs were unearned on Moos's ledger.
Marion scored four runs in the first inning, three in the second, six in the third, and five in the fourth to put the 15-run mercy rule into effect.
Lily Bek recorded two RBIs and three runs scored. Madison Schulze, Toryn Autry, and Jasmine Williams each drove in a run, with Autry and Williams each notching two hits and Williams scoring three times. Brianna Randle had a single with two runs scored. Kyleigh Mulanax went 2-3 with a double and scored once. Alyana Robles went 2-4 and crossed the plate twice.
Mulanax stole three bases, Bek two, Robles and Schulze one apiece.
Marion has outscored its first three district opponents by a combined total of 49-2. The Bulldogs are 12-8-1 overall.
Marion has back-to-back 1 p.m. district games at home to start the week, today against Yoakum and Tuesday against Hallettsville.