Lady Cards battle Lady Mustangs on the mound
Bridge City’s Lady Cats faced off against the West Orange-Stark Lady Mustangs last night with the Cats coming out on top with a final score of 10-0.
Emily Reed was the pitcher leading BC to their win by only letting three hits slide by. Out of those hits, the rest of the Lady Cards kept each of them from being a score.
West Orange’s Ragsdale made a notable two singles on two hits and stole a base in play. The team did however struggle with four errors overall.
Lady Cards team members Katie Birdwell and Valerie Brown both went three for three. Birdwell tallied a single, a double and a two run homerun. She also had three RBI’s and scored two runs.
Brown’s three singles, one RBI and three scored points gave the team a heafty lead.
Also, pitcher Reed tossed in two singles made on three pitches from West Orange, and she scored two runs.
As the teams reach the mid-point in district play, BC will go against Hamshire-Fannett on the H-F field in Hamshire at 6:30 p.m., and WO-S will head up versus Orangefield on Monday, April 12 in an away game starting at 5 p.m.
BC making a memorable softball season
While play continues for district games, one Lady Card team mate gathers up some impressive stats.
Infielder and No. 8, Brooklyn Hogden is currently holding a batting average of .571, and so far this season she has scored four runs during 14 at bats – one of which was a homerun.
Lady Cats squash the undefeated Lady Tigers
The Silsbee Lady Tigers traveled to Orangefield to match bats and bases versus the Lady Cats team last night.
Thus far in district play, Silsbee had been an undefeated team.
Pitcher Kendall Kress struck out 14 batters and only allowed five hits during the game.
Kaitlyn Wolfford had a single and stole second base.
The action picked up in the bottom of the sixth inning with Morgan Taylor coming to the plate. There was one out. She singled by hitting out to Silsbee’s shortstop.
Next, Jessica Stark bunted and made a run to second base. This advanced Taylor to third.
Silsbee struggled against Haley Cole and the OF team as Cole came to bat. She singled to send in Morgan Taylor for the game winning RBI.
Orangefield Lady Cats wound up with a score of 1-0.
This win was described by Orangefield Head Softball Coach Amy Schmalts as, “a total team effort with flawless defense and great pitching performance.”
On Friday, April 9, the Lady Cats travel to Bridge City and play begins at 5:30 p.m.