Lilli Underwood

Trinity Christian pitcher Lilli Underwood

ABILENE -- Trinity Christian’s offense wasted no time setting the tone Tuesday and Lilli Underwood made sure the early support was plenty in an area-round romp against Fort Worth Lake Country in a 15-0 triumph at Poly Wells Field.

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The Lady Lions churned out five hits and drew four walks in an 8-run 1st inning and never eased up on the way to the 4-inning rout.

Underwood limited Lake Country (6-9) to only two hits and one baserunner reached scoring position. Leadoff hitter Katie Fortner paced the offense with a 3-for-3, 2-run, 3-RBI day. Courtney Pirkle (2-for-2, 3 R, 3 RBIs), Maggi Underwood (2-for-3, R, RBI), Ava Peters (2-for-3, 2 R, 3 RBIs) and Bonnee Busby (2-for-2, 3 R, 2 RBIs) also fueled a 14-hit onslaught.

Next up for Trinity (7-16) is a tough test against San Antonio Holy Cross (16-4-1), which went inbeaten in Division III-District 3. The Lady Lions and Lady Knights collide at 6 p.m. Friday at San Angelo Central.

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TAPPS AREA ROUND

At Poly Wells Field | Abilene

TRINITY CHRISTIAN 15, LAKE COUNTRY 0 (4)

Lake Country        000   0   --     0     2     0

Trinity Christian   842   1   --   15   14     0

Pollard and Young; Lilli Underwood and Maggi Underwood. W -- L. Underwood. L -- Pollard. 2B: Lake Country -- Russo. 3B: Lubbock Christian -- Courtney Pirkl. Records: Lake Country 6-9, Trinity Christian 7-16. Up next: TAPPS regional-round playoff -- Trinity Christian vs. San Antonio Holy Cross, 6 p.m. Friday, San Angelo Central HS.