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Softball Roundup: Boyd continues hot start at Denton Tourney

By Richard Greene | Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets finished off the Denton Tournament Saturday, going 3-1 and moving to 12-3 on the season.

After opening with a win over Argyle, the Lady Yellowjackets picked up victories over Denton and Haltom. Boyd’s lone misstep in the tournament was an 11-3 loss to L.D. Bell.

Bell pounded out 13 hits and put together a five-run third to win the game. Boyd also made two errors leading to three unearned runs.

Boyd hammered Haltom 18-6. Amber Brown went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs. Brittney Howard, Payton Salmon and Chelsea Arlington all drove in two runs.

Boyd plated 16 runs in the third inning, battling back from an early 5-0 hole.

The Lady Yellowjackets beat Denton 12-7, coming back from a 3-2 deficit with four runs in the fourth and six in the fifth.

Arlington and Chandler Hammon hit triples. Hammon added a double and drove in one, going 3-for-4. Kelcei Dees went 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

BRIDGEPORT 11, ECTOR 0
BRIDGEPORT 13, POTTSBORO 5
TRENTON 9, BRIDGEPORT 0
BLAND 5, BRIDGEPORT 3

The Bridgeport Sissies split their four games at the Trenton Tournament over the weekend.

Bridgeport picked up win an 11-0 win over Ector, and 13-5 victory over Pottsboro.

Hailey Hollingsworth struck out five and limited Ector to a hit in three scoreless innings. Taylor Jamieson hit two doubles and drove in two runs. Diana Garcia doubles and drove in a run, going 2-for-3.

Bridgeport scored eight runs in the second and five in the third for a 13-5 win over Pottsboro. Rhyan Read and Makayla Raymond had two hits each. Kensley Turner and Jamieson doubled and drove in runs.

The Sissies were blanked 9-0 by host Trenton. Hollingsworth’s doubled was Bridgeport’s lone hit.

Bridgeport also suffered a 5-3 setback against Bland. Cheyenne Davidson doubled and drove in a run for the Sissies.

ALVORD 27, CHICO 0
ALVORD 16, PARADISE JV 1
ALVORD 15, NOCONA JV 0
ALVORD 6, LINDSAY JV 5
ALVORD 12, BOWIE JV 4

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs continued their hot start over the weekend, sweeping four games at their own tournament to move to 10-1.

The Lady Bulldogs beat Chico 27-0 and then knocked off junior varsity teams from Paradise, Nocona, Lindsay and Bowie.

Brittany Gayler hit three triples, going 4-for-4 in the win over Chico. Reagan Guthrie added a double and triple.

Pitcher Mikena Mader struck out six.

Alvord beat the Paradise JV 16-1 with Gayler striking out six. Maddie Espinoza and Kandi Rose each went 2-for-3.

Mader struck out four and blanked the Nocona JV in a 15-0 win. Kaley Beaver went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles. Gayler tripled, and Kayli Baker doubled.

Alvord held off the Lindsay JV for a 6-5 win. Gayler went 3-for-4 with two doubles.

In the final game of the tournament, Alvord hammered the Bowie JV 12-4. Guthrie tripled for one of her two this. Beaver added a double. Mader struck out nine in the win.

Alvord opened 9-2A play Tuesday on the road against Millsap.

NORTHWEST 3, DENTON GUYER 1
FRISCO LIBERTY 4, NORTHWEST 3

Frisco Liberty scored two runs in the seventh to nip the Northwest Lady Texans 4-3 Saturday in the Frisco Tournament.

Kelsey Rhine went 2-for-3. Sydnee Hinkle drove in a run.

The Lady Texans beat Denton Guyer 3-1 as Rhine drove in two and Bailey Bryson one.

Catherine Totty limited Guyer to one run on four hits, striking out five.

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