ET Softball Roundup: White Oak shuts out Harleton, more
March 8, 2017 at 10:51 p.m.
WHITE OAK 6, HARLETON 0: HARLETON — It was utter domination in the circle by White Oak's Jessica Patak as she guided the Ladynecks to a 6-0 shutout of the Harleton Ladycats here Wednesday evening.
Patak went the distance and fanned eight, while giving up just two base hits. A tight contest blew wide open as White Oak (15-2) tallied five of its six runs in the last two stanzas.
Not only was Patak in command pitching, she was 3 for 4 at the plate with an RBI to help her cause.
KayLynn Larrison and Kinsey Smith rang up two base raps, while Maci Teague and Kara Carter each drove in two runs.
Claire Underwood and Mikayla Lunsford managed the only two hits for Harleton in the loss.
RUSK 10, SPRING HILL 5: RUSK — Not even a four-run sixth inning rally could save the Spring Hill Lady Panthers here Wednesday night against the Rusk Lady Eagles.
Rusk posted four of its own in both the second and fourth to take a 10-5 verdict.
Spring Hill actually outhit Rusk 10-9 only to come up on the short end.
Sydney Johnson's two base hits were most profitable for the Lady Panthers as she drove in a pair of runs. She ended with a double and round-tripper.
Jayla Landrum, Maddie Malloy and Sarah Jones all had two hits. Jones drove in a run, while Kaylin McWhorter, Caton Hawkins scored runs.
NEW DIANA 18, BECKVILLE 2: DIANA — The New Diana Lady Eagles blew open a one-run contest with a 15-run eruption in the fifth. This enabled the Lady Eagles to notch their 14th win of the year, coasting to an 18-2 rout of Beckville Wednesday.
Madi Brown was 4 for 4 at the dish with a triple and, home run and RBI. Heather Zook finished 3 for 4 with a triple and three RBI.
Kylie Easterling, Karli Meshell and McKenna Manes all chipped with multiple base hits. Easterling had a double and drove in two, while Manes tripled with an RBI.
Becca Bates started and got the win in the circle for New Diana (14-5).
UNION GROVE 9, OVERTON 3: UNION GROVE — Peyton Chamberlin reached in all four of her at bats, doubled, tripled, scored twice and drove in three runs as the Union Grove Lady Lions defeated the Overton Lady Mustangs, 9-3, here Wednesday afternoon.
Chamberlin was joined by multiple-hit producer Lissie Bible, who slapped two singles and a home run. Kasi Jones, Madelynn Lacaze and Bailey Wilder all contributed two hits to the winning effort.
Jones got the start in the circle and went five complete with 11 Ks and no walks.
Overton's Jenny Emmel accounted for the lone RBI in a losing cause. Jaylin Blackney, who singled, scored ahead of the Emmel base hit.
GARY 19, MOUNT ENTERPRISE 1: GARY — Leann Youngblood's three singles and two runs batted in propelled Gary to an easy 19-1 thrashing on Mount Enterprise here Wednesday.
Erin McClelland drove in a pair and Davi Letter singled twice in the one-sided affair.
KILGORE 7-7, ANGELINA 1-4: KILGORE — Taylor Christopher went 2 for 4 with an RBI and Katy Worrell went the distance in the circle as the Kilgore College Rangers upended the eighth-ranked Angelina College Lady Runners in game one Wednesday.
Shelby Edwards bagged four base hits and drove in a pair in the second game as Kilgore pulled off the sweep, 7-4. Renee Jones got the win in the circle, finishing with six Ks as KC improves to 15-13 on the year.
In the opener, Kilgore posted two in the first, a single in the second and a three-spot in the third. Adding another run in the sixth gave the Rangers insurance.
Angelina came into the game leading the nation in both home runs and slugging percentage.
Brianna Davis, Amber Williams, Manda Wilmoth and Laci Hambalek accounted for the other Ranger hits.
Hannah Carpenter, Christopher and Wilmoth each bagged multiple hits in the nightcap. Wilmoth, who had a double, also drove in a pair of runs.
LONGVIEW 2, TYLER LEE 0: TYLER — Kennedy Cameron hurled a two-hit, 15-strikeout performance as the Longview Lady Lobos blanked Tyler Lee, 2-0, here Tuesday night.
It was a scoreless pitching battle going into the top half of the seventh.
The Lady Lobos pushed across two runs and nabbed a thrilling victory. It was home runs from LaTrice Davis and Kerris Cameron that provided the margin of victory.
Davis collected two of Longview's four base hits. Sauntiana Darden had the other hit for the Lady Lobos.