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Lady Eagles improve softball record with two wins
by By Jaime Cano Special to the County Press
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With prom night in the back of the minds of the Lady Eagles, there were no-holds-barred in Saturday morning’s contest against the Lady Jackets as Hannah “Banana” Niemann slides into home safely reassuring her teammates a strong finish and a “W” for the day; a nice prelude for the evening to come.
Richard Fierova photo With prom night in the back of the minds of the Lady Eagles, there were no-holds-barred in Saturday morning’s contest against the Lady Jackets as Hannah “Banana” Niemann slides into home safely reassuring her teammates a strong finish and a “W” for the day; a nice prelude for the evening to come.
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Catcher Taylor Perez displays an extension of herself in the aggressiveness in capturing a tipped ball deemed uncatchable in the eyes of the spectators as well as the Runge Lady Jackets who were all in awe and disbelief of the defensive play contributing to the Lady Eagles 12-0 decisive win.
Richard Fierova photo Catcher Taylor Perez displays an extension of herself in the aggressiveness in capturing a tipped ball deemed uncatchable in the eyes of the spectators as well as the Runge Lady Jackets who were all in awe and disbelief of the defensive play contributing to the Lady Eagles 12-0 decisive win.
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WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro Lady Eagles softball team defeated the Yorktown Kitty Kats on Tuesday, March 25, by the score of 12-2.

The Lady Eagles continued their winning ways on Friday with a no-hit shutout victory over the Runge Lady Jackets by the score of 12-0 in five innings.

In the Runge game, the Lady Eagles went scoreless in the first inning.

In the second inning the Lady Eagles played good defense, going three up and three down.

The bats came alive in the bottom half of the second.

Woodsboro sent 10 batters to the plate, scoring five runs and stranding two.

Hannah Niemann led off with a walk followed by another walk to Anna Vega.

Rachel Blaschke collected an infield base hit, with bases loaded. Shelby Sheffield plated Niemann on an RBI walk.

With one run in and the Runge pitcher struggling, Taylor Perez received an RBI walk to keep the bases loaded.

Toni Martinez hit a 2RBI double to right center field, scoring Blaschke and Sheffield.

Kendall Wendland hit an RBI single scoring courtesy runner Madalynn Nixon from third, making the score 5 to 0.

Pitcher Jamie Wilson dominated the circle again, striking out the side on just 12 pitches.

The hometown ladies scored two more runs in the bottom half of the third inning.

Vega led off with a walk followed by another base hit by right fielder Blaschke.

Perez collected an RBI on a double to score Vega. Martinez collected her third RBI on a single to score Blaschke from third.

In the top half of the fourth inning the Lady Eagle defense did not break with Perez, making a spectacular catch on a foul ball up against the back stop.

Wilson fielded two ground balls to retire the side. In the bottom half of the inning the Lady Eagles sent 11 batters to hit, scoring five runs.

Wilson led off the inning with a walk, followed by a Wendland and Niemann walk.

With the bases juiced, courtesy runner Hallie Martinez scored from third on a wild pitch to make the score 8-0.

Anna Vega then singled in Wendland from third. With runners on the corners, Blaschke walked and stole second to put runners in scoring position.

Perez then hit a double to score Vega and Blaschke, for her third and fourth RBI to make the score 12-0.

Wilson once again owned the circle, striking out three batters in a row to end the game.

Wilson (12-3, 8-1) pitched a no-hitter versus Runge with eight strikeouts and two walks. Martinez went 4-4, 3 RBIs, and three doubles, Perez was 2-3 with 4 RBIs, Wendland was 1-3, with 1 RBI, Vega 1-1, 1 RBI, Rachel Blaschke 2-2, in the win over Runge.

Also contributing to the Lady Eagles victory are shortstop Kasye McCool 1 BB, Shelby Sheffield 1 BB, Karah Lakeman, Madalynn Nixon, left fielder Taylor Nixon, Hallie Martinez, Analisa Arriaga, Adriana Vega, and Kasten Cisneros.

Woodsboro’s season record is 12-4, and district 8-1.

The next game for the Lady Eagles is Friday in Pettus at 6 p.m.
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