FRISCO — The final day of the Frisco softball tournament was not a good one for Sulphur Springs.
The Lady Cats fell 6-2 to Plano and lost 7-5 against Lubbuck Coronado in the final round of the round-robin event.
Lady Cats 6,
The Plano Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 3-0 lead and never looked back as they won by a 6-2 margin over Sulphur Springs. Plano struck for three more runs in the third inning to go ahead 6-0. The Wildcats finally got on the board, scoring their only two runs of the game in the fourth inning. Plano did not allow another run and won by the 6-2 final.
Taylor Clifton was the losing pitcher for Sulphur Springs, facing 17 batters in 2.2 innings, allowing eight hits, six runs, five earned runs, with no strikeouts or walks. She threw 87 pitches, 56 strikes. Brittani Crawford pitched the final 3.1 innings, allowing one hits and walking two while facing 12 batters. She threw 43 pitches, 33 strikes.
The Sulphur Springs bats were held to just two hits and two runs. Krista McMahan had one hit and both RBI. JaMonica Hall has the other hit for the Lady Cats.
Lubbock Coronado 7,
Lady Cats 5
The second game played Saturday had the same sad results for the Lady Cats.
Sulphur Springs again fell behind early, trailing 5-1 after two frames. The Lady Cats rallied for one run in the fourth and fifth frames and two more in the sixth but could not gain the lead.
Each team had nine hits in the contest which was the fifth and final game in the tournament.
Crawford was the losing pitcher with 4.2 innings pitched, allowing nine hits, seven runs, all earned, one strikeout and one walk facing 25 batters throwing 87 pitches, 56 strikes. Clifton pitched one inning of relief allowing no runs or hits. She threw 41 pitches, 27 strikes.
Hall knocked in two runs with one hit. Kara Tomlinson had two hits, including a double with one RBI; T’Kea Johson had one hit and one RBI; McMahan had two hits, including a double; Mack Morgan belted a double; Crawford and Jaylee Eppars contributed singles.
The two loss drop the Lady Cats’ record to 13-6.
In five games in the Frisco tournament, Sulphur Springs hit .281 compared to .248 for opponents.
The Lady Cats were led by Dodd’s .412 average with seven hits; Tomlinson had a .400 average; McMahan had five hits and five RBI and Hall knocked in six runs with four hits.
For the year, Morgan has a .491 average with 28 hits to lead the team; Maurie Lewis is hitting .480 with a .720 slugging percentage.
Kaci Kennedy is the leading pitcher with an 8-1 mark and a 1.84 earned run average. The Lady Cats have team ERA of 2.83.
The Lady Cats open district competition Tuesday on the road in Marshall. The Lady Mavs varsity is 12-6-2 for the year.
The JV game begins at 4:30 p.m. followed by the varsity at 7:30 p.m.
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