Atascocita: Lady Eagles softball, ranked No. 7 in the state, improved to 14-2 on the season and 4-0 in District 22-6A play with three league wins last week, including a 5-3 triumph on Saturday over Pasadena Memorial.
Kasidi Pickering pounded out four hits and Mikayla Garza tossed a complete game. Sarah Bledsoe and Kelsie Kelso drove in two runs apiece. Kelso and Hannah Triplett had two hits each and Garza drove in two runs while pitching three innings of a no-hitter in a 10-0 win on Friday over South Houston. Madelynn Bernabe threw a three-inning no-hitter, striking out all nine batters she faced, to start the week with a 15-0 win over Sam Rayburn. Katie Cimusz led the offense with three hits and four RBIs. Bernabe also drove in four runs and Mia Mcleer added two RBIs with both Triplett and Victoria Placencia collecting two hits.
The Lady Falcons swept all six games at the Huffman Tournament they hosted over the weekend. Katy Janes hit three home runs, one a grand slam in a 13-2 win over Lee, a game in which she collected four hits. Janes also threw a no-hitter, striking out 12, in a 4-0 win over Danbury. Christin Haygood highlighted the offense in that one with two hits, including a home run. Haygood also homered in a 6-1 win over A&M Consolidated, a game in which she pitched six innings, striking out six, to earn the win in the circle. Janes and Hagen Pike also homered in the win.
Haygood belted another homer on Saturday in a 5-0 win over Huntington. She took the win in the circle as well, striking out seven batters in six innings of work. She also threw three innings of an 11-0 win over Nederland, striking out six. Andrea Hortch, Kylen Padgett, Lindsey Gonzalez, Madison Anderson and Kylen Padgett were also among the many standouts over the weekend.
Humble softball slipped to 2-3 in District 22-6A play and 9-6 overall after dropping three league games last week. Cathy Jimenez drove in two runs on Saturday in a 13-3 loss to Summer Creek. Alyssa Hernandez had two RBIs on Friday in a 5-2 loss to Dobie after a three-hit performance early last week in a 6-5 loss to Pasadena Memorial.
Kingwood softball dipped to 12-5-1 for the season and 3-2 in District 22-6A after a 2-0 loss on Saturday at Dobie. The Mustangs rallied past Pasadena Memorial in a 9-8 win on Friday with Maddie Brewer driving in three runs and Brook Babcock adding two more RBIs. Tara Wolocko collected two hits. Babcock drove in four runs in an 18-0 win over South Houston early last week. Brewer and Kate Callaway drove in two runs each while Taylor Vannett and Mary Martinez produced two hits apiece. Martinez also got the win in the circle, striking out six over three innings.
The Panthers played five tight games, all decided by two runs or fewer, over the weekend at the Comal Tournament, finishing 2-2-1. The Panthers won twice on Thursday, defeating Hays, 3-2, behind two RBIs from Tyler May. Jack Fulton also drove in a run and Matt King struck out eight over three innings and added a hit. Fulton also had two hits and drove in a run in a 2-1 win over Clemens. C.J. Schoettlin collected two hits and Zach Rennard added a RBI. Ryan Waltmon threw six innings to earn the win.
The Bulldogs split four games at the Crosby Tournament over the weekend. Ayden Bell and Adam Troy drove in two runs each while Christian Gonzalez-Segarra struck out five over three innings of work in a 6-4 win over Manvel on Thursday. Ahmar Donatto delivered two hits and drove in three runs and pitched five innings, striking out three in a 13-10 win over Cy-Falls on Friday. Diego Arcay also had two hits in the game for Summer Creek.