LONGVIEW — The hits just keep on coming for the Sulphur Springs Lady Wildcats.
The Lady Wildcats pounded out a dozen singles Tuesday night, taking a 6-0 road win over Pine Tree in District 13-4A girls softball competition. The win gives the Lady Cats a 2-0 mark in district as they share the lead with Longview in the standings.
Mac Morgan, who came into the game with a sizzling .475 average, continued to shine at the plate. The Lady Wildcat catcher was 3-for-4 with one run batted in.
Kara Tomlinson was 2-for-4 with one RBI; Brittani Crawford knocked in two runs with one hit and scored a run. Maurie Lewis was 2-for-4 in the game and Krista McMahan was 2-for-4 with a run scored. JaMonica Hall, T’Kea Johnson also added singles.
The game was scoreless until the top of the third when Sulphur Springs struck for three runs. They added one run in the fifth and wrapped up the scoring with two more in the sixth inning to put the game on ice.
Sulphur Springs got stellar pitching on the night with Kaci Kennedy and Taylor Clifton combining for a four-hit shut out.
Kennedy pitched the first three innings, allowing three hits, no runs, one walk, striking out three facing 13 total hitters.
Clifton pitched the final four inning giving up one hit, no runs, walking one and striking out two and facing 14 batters.
Krystal Arevalo was the losing pitcher for Pine Tree as she went five innings, allowing nine hits, four runs, two earned runs, walking none and striking out none, facing 24 batters.
Sulphur Springs played flawless in the field with no errors. The Lady Pirates had four fielding miscues in the contest.
The Lady Cats were scheduled to play Hallsville today at 2:30 p.m. at the SSHS field. The Lady Cats host Longview at 6 p.m. Friday, the JV plays at 4:30 p.m.
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