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Lady Cats pop Princeton, 15-2

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   It was a bounce back win the Lady Cats really needed.


    After losing several games in the McKinney tournament, the Lady Cats regrouped on Tuesday night.
    Sulphur Springs pounded the softball, launching 13 hits in a 15-2 rout over  the Lady Panthers. The Lady Cats exploded for 10 runs in the third innings to cruise to the win in a game which only took one hour and 48 minutes to play
    The top third of the lineup produced six hits, five runs and four RBIs in the big win. Meagan McCullough was 3 for 4 for three hits from the leadoff spot with one RBI and two runs scored. MaKayla Glosson was 2 for 2 with a triple, two runs scored, two RBIs. Kiara Johnson was 3 for 3 with a triple and a double, two runs and three RBIs; Hailey Dixon plated four runners on the day with two triples and two runs scored. Katie Sapaugh had two RBIs and with one hit, two runs scored. Sarah Womack and Toni Cody also had one RBI each. Hailey Chester also doubled while Jaleigh Avery added a single. 
    Dixon was the winning pitcher in the game; stopped after five frames. She faced 23 batters, striking out five, walking seven, giving up two runs, one earned run from three hits. She threw 107 pitches for strikes.
    The win advanced the Lady Cats record to 8-7 as they prepare for action in the Lindale Tournament. They open Thursday at 4:20 p.m. vs. North Lamar and play at 8 p.m. against Harmony.
    “The win over Princeton was good for us. It showed we can play well and get our heads up after some tough losses,” said David Carrillo, head softball coach. “We are back to hitting the ball well. We want to do well in the Lindale Tournament. We are still working on our lineup and pitching as we prepare for district competition, which starts soon.”




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