Hollyn Joachim homered twice and drove in five runs, and Monterey scored all seven of its runs in the final two innings in a 7-1 victory against Lubbock High in District 4-5A play on Tuesday.
Coronado had the perfect response to a wobbly beginning Thursday night in its first game on the diamond as the sole leader in the District 4-5A race.
Londi Montes ripped a two-run triple with two outs in the bottom of the 6th inning to drive in the tying and go-ahead runs, then scored a big insurance run on an error as Coronado rallied for four runs in its final at-bat to take a 5-3 victory over rival Monterey in a District 4-5A contest o…
Sydney Reeves homered twice as part of an eight-run 5th inning, and Lubbock-Cooper broke open a close game to run-rule Lubbock High 16-5 on Friday in a District 4-5A contest.
Monterey didn’t need a ton of offense Tuesday against Abilene Wylie thanks to Anays Perez in the District 4-5A opener at Lady Plainsmen field.
Savannah Castilleja came up to the bat the first time Thursday and found a pitch to do some damage with when she and her Monterey teammates tangled with Snyder.
NOTE: This would have been the first week of the 2020 UIL baseball playoffs and the area round of the UIL softball playoffs.
SAN MARCOS -- Monterey capped a strong opening day at the Rattler Spring Break Classic by routing host San Marcos 13-0 in 3 innings on Thursday.
Claire Decker made sure Monterey got off to a good start Tuesday against Coronado. Aubri Campbell added the exclamation point.
WYLIE -- Malloree Smith supplied four hits while Theron Zachary and Mina Luna had three apiece to help Lubbock-Cooper rally past Sachse for a 6-5 victory at the Wylie Tournament on Thursday. The Lady Pirates dropped their first game of the tournament, 12-3 to Rockwall.
TROPHY CLUB -- Erin Boles broke open a scoreless tie with a two-run triple then combined with Torrey Hogan to finish off a dominant pitching performance from the circle to lift Frenship to a 6-0 victory against Lake Travis in the Tigers’ second game of the day at the Turf Wars Classic.
IDALOU -- Trinity Christian made a strong first impression against a powerful Idalou team on Monday to jump ahead but couldn’t come up with a way to keep the Lady Wildcat bats in check in a 9-4 loss.
WOLFFORTH -- Early-season tournaments can be a mystery for teams. There are usually some unfamiliar opponents which make how to approach things a little hazy.
Torrey Hogan was dazzling to outduel Kamryn Cottrell and Angelica Abila got the offense ignited with a leadoff homer in the 1st inning.
SLATON -- Trinity Christian dropped a pair of close games at the Sadler Monument Tigerette Tournament on Thursday, falling to Slaton 6-5 and Brownfield 8-6.
This introductory column originally ran on Feb. 4, 2019. Not much has changed, but the last six months have certainly recharged an old sportswriter's batteries.
Patriarch Larry Hays carved legendary status at LCU and Texas Tech, then his sons followed in his footsteps to lay the groundwork for Lubbock Christian standouts Hampton, Kaytee and Kelsee Hays.
Three district champions and three second-place crews highlighted the 2019 season in Lubbock and created plenty of strong individual performance along the way.
Lubbock Christian and Trinity Christian landed six players apiece on the TAPPS All-District 1-3A first team voted on by the league coaches.
Season-long dominance in District 3-5A helped Coronado, Monterey and Lubbock-Cooper fill up the 2019 all-district team voted on by the league coaches.
Frenship’s dominant surge through District 2-6A yielded a wave of recognition when the league coaches selected the 2019 all-district team.