Lamar State softball team hosts conference leader Friday
The Lamar State College-Port Arthur women’s softball team returns home to Martin Field on Friday for a 1 p.m. doubleheader against Region XIV leader Galveston College.
Lamar State is 1-11 overall and 0-4 in conference and still looking for their first conference win after dropping both games of a doubleheader, 9-1 and 10-2, at Blinn College in Brenham this past Sunday.
The Seahawks opened their conference schedule Feb. 19, with 14-0 and 10-2 losses to Galveston, the No. 11 team in the nation in 2007.
The Whitecaps currently are 15-3 overall and 2-0 in Region XIV competition.
Freshman shortstop Christina Jaques from Bridge City leads the Seahawks in hitting so far this season with a .455 batting average in 33 plate appearances. Jaques also collected 12 stolen bases and scored 10 runs.
Freshman pitcher/third baseman Alison Heidbredder from Houston Waltrip High School is hitting .414 with eight RBIs and 12 runs.
Freshman outfielder Casey Nance from Evadale has a .409 batting average, including two doubles and a home run.
Sophomore first baseman Brooke Collins from Vidor is hitting .292.
Lamar State travels to LSU-Eunice on March 12 for a non-conference doubleheader, then goes to Texarkana on March 15 for a conference matchup with Texarkana College.
The Seahawks return home March 16 for conference games with Bossier
Parish Community College.