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October 7, 2013

Stonewall rally falls short Friday

Stonewall —      A three-run rally came up short in the top of the seventh as the 11th-ranked Stonewall Lady Longhorns dropped a 7-6 decision to No. 5 Healdton Friday in a Class A Regional softball play.

     Earlier in the day, Stonewall ousted Ringling, 6-4.

     In the win over Ringling, Mackenzie Davis and Jessika York each homered as Davis went 2-for-3 with six runs batted and a run scored and York was 1-for-3 with the one RBI and a run scored.

     Sarah Monday went 2-for-4 and scored a pair of runs.

     Tana Davis pitched all seven innings for the victory as three of the four runs she gave up were unearned. She also struck out four and walked three.

     In the loss to Healdton, Stonewall had a 9-8 edge in total hits but committed four errors in the contest.

     Tana Davis went 3-for-4 from the plate with two homers, drove in all six runs in and scored a pair of runs. Teammate Taylor Barrett was 2-for-4 with two runs      scored in a losing cause.

     Tana Davis, in suffering the pitching loss, allowed only two earned runs with two walks and three strikeouts in six complete innings of work.

     “We played a lot better today. We gave ourselves a chance today,” said Stonewall head coach Brian Davis. “It was not the finish we expected, but I have to give this young group some credit. We came a long way this season.”

Lady Longhorns split

pair of games Thursday

     STONEWALL – In a day in which Stonewall was plagued by a whopping 16 errors, the Lady Longhorns managed to get a Class A Regional-opening softball victory, a 15-14 decision over Ringling, but dropped a 9-1 decision to Healdton in a later game on Thursday.

     Shelby Boudreaux scored on a walk-off, bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh as Stonewall edged Ringling in a contest in which the Lady Longhorns committed nine errors.

     Stonewall was held to just two hits and committed seven errors in the loss to Healdton.

     “We are just not very good on defense right now, and this time of year, every mistake or error is big and will cost you,” said Stonewall head coach Brian Davis.

     In the opener against Ringling, the Lady Longhorns’ Mackenzie Davis went 2-for-5 from the plate with a homer, double, five runs batted in and two runs scored as Stonewall compiled eight hits. Teammate Sarah Monday was also 2-for-5 and scored three runs.

     Also contributing to the offense was Boudreaux, who was 1-for-3 with three RBIs and the game-winning run. Justice Dees went 1-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored, as Allie Deson was 1-for-3 with one RBI. Katelyn Campise went 1-for-3 and scored a run.

     Tana Davis pitched all seven innings and only one of the 14 runs she gave up was earned as she scattered nine hits, walked just two and struck out six.

     Against Healdton, Mackenzie Davis (1-for-3 with a run scored) and Dees (1-for-3 with one RBI) had the only two Stonewall hits.

     Only two of the nine runs that Tana Davis allowed were earned. She also walked five and struck out six in six innings of work.

 

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