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Melissa routs Decatur in non-district bout

TOSSING HEAT — Decatur pitcher Macey Jones delivers a pitch in the Lady Eagles’ 10-0 loss to Melissa Tuesday. MICAH MCCARTNEY/WCMESSENGER

TOSSING HEAT — Decatur pitcher Macey Jones delivers a pitch in the Lady Eagles’ 10-0 loss to Melissa Tuesday. MICAH MCCARTNEY/WCMESSENGER

The Decatur Lady Eagles managed only two hits in a 10-0 loss Tuesday against Melissa.

Decatur (10-11, 6-2) collected singles from Liv Lowery and Macy Helton.

The Lady Eagles struck out 12 times.

Macey Jones was tagged with the defeat, allowing eight runs on 11 hits in four innings. She finished with four strikeouts and four walks.

Lowery gave up one run on three hits in a three-inning relief appearance.

Decatur returns to District 7-4A play against Lake Worth 5 p.m. Tuesday at Lake Worth High School.

Bridgeport’s mistakes lead to loss

The Bridgeport Sissies surrendered a four-run lead and committed 10 errors in a 14-4 league loss to Krum Tuesday.

Bridgeport (10-13-1) fell to 2-5 in 7-4A.

Ashley Marschall went 2-for-4 with three RBIs. She hit a three-run home run in the second inning.

Paytin Orr suffered the loss, allowing four runs on five hits in one inning.

The Sissies host Krum in the series finale 6 p.m. Friday.

Ashford leads Boyd over S&S

Boyd senior Ryleigh Ashford went 3-for-4 and drove in five Tuesday in a 10-4 win against S&S.

Ashford knocked a 3-run home run over the center field wall in the second frame, scoring Tristen Brieden and Brooklyn Vassar.

Kaelee Suniga had three singles and drove in three runs. Katlyn Conklin and Vassar added two singles apiece.

Ashford earned the win in a complete game effort, allowing four runs on seven hits. She had five strikeouts and three walks.

Boyd (17-9, 5-4) will host its 10-3A finale against Valley View 5 p.m. Friday.

Paradise rallies past Valley View

Trailing 6-5 against Valley View Tuesday, the Paradise Panthers took advantage of the Lady Eagles’ mistakes late.

Paradise’s Rylee Rogers reached home on an error to tie the game. Lauren Moon’s ground out allowed Brooklyn Force to score and give the Lady Panthers a 7-6 win.

Paradise (12-9-1) improved to 4-5 in the league with the comeback win.

Moon, a North Central Texas College signee, went 1-for-4 with two RBIs. McKenna Snyder added a triple, while Force and Lacy Pollard hit one single each.

Reese Yoder earned the win, allowing one hit in 2 2/3 relief innings. She had two strikeouts and a walk.

Snyder gave up six runs on 10 hits in a 4-1/3 inning no-decision.

Paradise will travel to Whitesboro for the series finale 5 p.m. Friday.

Alvord blown out by Era

The Alvord Bulldogs issued 17 walks in a 21-0 10-2A loss to Era Tuesday in three innings.

At the plate, Brandi Caporale’s single was Alvord’s only hit.

The Lady Bulldogs (3-13, 0-8) have a bye Friday. The Lady Bulldogs will host Tioga 5 p.m. Monday.

Olney shuts out Chico

After claiming a 5-2 win over Olney in the first round of 9-2A, the Chico Lady Dragons were looking for their second league win Tuesday.

Chico (3-8, 2-6) committed six fielding errors and gave up seven runs in the fifth, as Onley routed the Lady Dragons 10-0.

Kortnie Hood and Taylor Martin led Chico with two singles each.

Addyson Sides allowed 10 runs on five hits in the loss. She tallied seven strikeouts and three walks.

The Lady Dragons welcome Bryson 6 p.m. Friday.

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