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Softball: Sissies outlast Paradise

By Richard Greene | Published Saturday, February 22, 2014

Hailey Hollingsworth’s single in the 10th inning Tuesday drove home the winning run for the Bridgeport Sissies.

Hollingsworth went 2-for-3 and drew two walks in the 5-4 victory over the Paradise Lady Panthers.

Hollingsworth also picked up the win, striking out eight, going all 10 innings in the pitcher’s circle.

Paradise’s Reagan Taylor took the hard-luck loss in 9 1/3 innings. She struck out 14.

Taylor also went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs.

Paradise led 2-0 into the fifth and 4-1 into the seventh. Bridgeport rallied for three in the seventh to tie the game. The two teams were scoreless until Bridgeport pushed across the run in the tenth.

Paradise split its first two games Thursday at the Jacksboro Tournament, beating Archer City 6-5 and falling to Millsap 11-6.

BOYD 4, BONHAM 1
WHITEWRIGHT 5, BOYD 3

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets’ undefeated start to the season was halted Thursday with a 5-3 loss to Whitewright at the NCTC Tournament in Gainesville.

Whitewright scored three in the third to pull off the victory.

Savannah Foster and Brittney Howard each tripled and scored runs for Boyd (7-1).

The Lady Yellowjackets opened the tournament with a 4-1 win over Bonham.

Chelsea Arlington limited Bonham to two hits in the win. She also drove in a run.

ALVORD 14, CHICO 4

Brittany Gayler limited Chico to four runs Monday as the Alvord Lady Bulldogs opened the season with a 14-4 victory.

Both teams opened the S&S Tournament Thursday in Sadler.

BREWER 8, NORTHWEST 3
NORTHWEST 8, ALEDO 7

The Northwest Lady Texans evened their record at 4-4 to start the season, rallying for a run in the eighth to beat Aledo Thursday at the Brewer Tournament.

Sydnee Hinkle drove in four runs for the Lady Texans, going 2-for-3 with a home run. Brianna Barnhill knocked in two runs with a double.

Northwest fell to Brewer 8-3. Haley Rhine drove in two of the Lady Texans’ runs in the loss.

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