Fredericksburg roughs up Owls
Two huge innings -- a six-run third and a
nine-run fifth -- carried the Fredericksburg Lady Billies to a
15-1 run-rule victory over the Hondo softball team Friday, March
20, at Martin Field.
The loss, played in a steady drizzle, dropped the Owls to 0-2
in District 29-AAAA play, heading into a Tuesday contest at
Fredericksburg made solid contact all night, collecting 15
hits, and getting help from seven Owl errors.
Hondo collected only two hits on the night, and they were
instrumental in accounting for the Owls’ only run. Emily Bernal
beat out an infield roller to lead off the fifth inning. After a
walk and a hit batter, Alexis Martinez singled through the left
side of the infield to drive in the run.
Arabians go deep in win over Hondo
Devine -- Three home runs in the first two innings helped
Devine get out to a quick 10-0 lead, before the Arabians coasted
home with a 13-3 win over Hondo in District 29-AAAA softball
action on Tuesday, March 24.
The Owls (8-10-1 season, 0-3 district) will host Bandera on
Friday, March 27, then will go to Lytle next Thursday, April 2, as
district play continues. Both games start at 7 p.m.
Devine scored three runs in the first, then batted around in
the second, scoring seven times.
Hondo got on the board in the top of the third. Kacie Dupont,
who was 3-for-3 on the night, hit a one-out single, advanced to
third on Emily Bernal’s single and scored on a wild pitch.
The Owls added two more in the top of the fifth. Dupont again
singled with one away and moved to third on Bernal’s double.
Both scored when Stephanie Zinsmeyer singled.
Devine ended the game with two runs in the bottom of the fifth.
The 10-run rule went into effect with a no-out, bases-loaded