Taylor Softball

The Lady Ducks softball team ran through the competition at their invitational tournament this past weekend. The team outscored their opponents 67-3.

The Lady Ducks shutdown Jarrell and Rockdale on Day 1 then on Days 2 and 3 picked right back up beating McCallum 14-0, Holland 13-2 and Gateway 16-0.

On the second day the Lady Ducks began play against McCallum. After the first inning the Lady Ducks already held full control with a 9-0 lead and after their second inning sealed their 14-0 win. In the three-inning game Mackenzie Washington and Lindsay O’Dell combined to give up just one hit. Avery Tumey went 3-for-3 at the plate and added 3 RBI’s in the dominating win.

A’ja Lucas knocked a round tripper and Katie Henson went 4-for-4 at the plate with 2 RBI’s and three runs in the Lady Ducks game against Holland. Going into the fifth Taylor led 5-0 over the Lady Hornets. After the opening half of the seventh the Lady Ducks had extended their lead to 10-2, sealing the game. O’Dell went 6 innings on the mound striking out 11 and relinquishing just 2 hits.

The Lady Ducks saved their best defensive effort for the last game. Not only did they shutout Gateway, O’Dell pitched a no-hitter. Striking out 8 over 4 innings. The Lady Ducks grabbed the lead early in the top half of the second 2-0 and never looked back. The Lady Ducks offense blew up in the third and fourth innings, scoring 12, surging ahead 16-0 on their way to an unbeaten home tournament. Alyssa Rios went 3-for-4 from the plate collecting three triples 2 RBI’s and scoring twice

The Lady Ducks record now stands at 12-2 on the season. The Lady Ducks were in action Tuesday Mar. 11 at home against Canyon Lake.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.