Lady Hornets drop Game 2 vs Texas High 5-6:
It came down to the last play, but Lady Hornets was on the wrong end of a 6-5 defeat to Texas on Friday. Lady Hornets lost despite out-hitting Texas nine to eight.
Kylee Lehman took the loss for Lady Hornets. The pitcher surrendered three runs on six hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out four. JJ Duke started the game for Lady Hornets. The bulldog lasted two innings, allowing two hits and three runs while striking out one and walking one
Lady Hornets socked one home run on the day. Duke went yard in the seventh inning. Lady Hornets scattered nine hits in the game. Kylie Grisham, Hope Grant, and Lehman all had multiple hits for Lady Hornets. Lehman, Grant, and Grisham each managed two hits to lead Lady Hornets.
Lady Hornets defeat Texas High in Game 3, 7-3, to clinch Bi-District Championship:
Four runs batted in from Jensen Vienne helped lead Lady Hornets past Texas 7-3 on Friday. Vienne drove in runs on a home run in the first and a home run in the third.
Lady Hornets pulled away for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third Vienne homered on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.
JJ Duke got the win for Lady Hornets. The ace went seven innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out seven.
Lady Hornets saw the ball well today, racking up eight hits in the game. Brilee Wiggins and Vienne all managed multiple hits for Lady Hornets. Vienne and Wiggins all had two hits to lead Lady Hornets. Lady Hornets was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Kylie Grisham had the most chances in the field with eight.
Huntsville will face Forney in the Area round of playoffs this next week. Information about the matchup will be released as soon as it becomes available.