WYLIE — Sulphur Springs finished strong in the recent Wylie Tournament taking two wins Saturday to pad their season slate to 10-4 for the year.
Lady Cats 6,
Lubbock Cor. 5
Sulphur Springs got a win which will cause ripples across the state in two softball classifications.
The Lady Cats edged No. 2-state ranked 5A power Lubbock Coronado, 6-5 in a thriller Saturday.
Kasey Moore struck a big blow with a grand slam homer in the first inning to give Sulphur Springs a lead they would not surrender.
The Lady Cats added two more runs in the second frame and held on for the 6-5 victory.
Sulphur Springs had 10 hits in the game. Kiara Johnson had two hits, one run batted in. Jaleigh Avery also had two hits. Sarah Womack clubbed a double. Adding singles were Makayla Glosson, Sierra Nickerson, Molly Johnston and Katie Barnett.
Katie Sapaugh was the winning pitcher with an eight strikeout performance. She allowed five runs, (four earned) off seven hits, walking six and allowing a home run.
Sapaugh threw 152 pitches, 93 for strikes.
Lady Cats 7,
M. Poteet 4
The final game of the tournament was also a win for Sulphur Springs as they defeated Mesquite Poteet, 7-4.
Moore continued her hot streak with three hits, including a double with two runs plated. Jaleigh Avery had one hit, one RBI. Johnson, Glosson and Womack had two hits each. Johnston and Barnett had singles.
Sapaugh got the complete game win with eight strikeouts. She allowed four runs, all unearned, while walking one.
She threw 74 strikes out of 104 pitches thrown.
The Lady Cats return home to host Princeton Tuesday.
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