Shelbie Letzer had a goal and assisted on the first score to help the Copperas Cove Lady Bulldawgs shut out the Killeen Lady Roos 3-0 Tuesday at Leo Buckley Stadium.

Letzer got the assist on Amanda Arrisola’s goal in the eighth minute and Ali McBride made it 2-0 with her goal in the 19th minute.

Letzer capped the scoring when her corner kick attempt caromed off a Lady Roo defender and into the net.

The Lady Dawgs improved to 3-6 in District 8-5A play.

Chrissy Bowling made eight saves for Killeen (2-11-2, 1-8 8-5A).

LAMPASAS GIRLS 1, BROWNWOOD 0: At Lampasas, Caitlyn Shaughnessy scored the game’s only goal in the 26th minute.

The rain and wind made the ball and field slick and both teams struggled to stay on their feet.

The Lady Badgers host Salado on Friday night and will honor their four seniors, who have led the team to three straight playoff appearances.

KILLEEN BOYS 3, COPPERAS COVE 1: At Killeen, the Kangaroos got a pair of second-half goals to beat the Bulldawgs at Leo Buckley Stadium.

Alex Gilland opened the scoring with a first-half goal, but Cove got the equalizer 15 seconds before halftime.

Dominic Dungca provided the game- winner in the second half while Nick Luna capped the scoring.

Goalkeeper Bernard Moreno had six saves for the Roos (4-11-1, 2-8 8-5A).

LAMPASAS BOYS 4, BROWNWOOD 2: At Lampasas, Nick Lawson had a hat trick and an assist in the Badgers’ victory.

The Badgers fell behind by a goal before Lawson assisted on Dustin Rimple’s tying goal.

Lawson put the Badgers ahead 2-1 with his first goal in the first half and he added the other two after halftime.

The Badgers host Salado on Friday.


COPPERAS COVE 25, KILLEEN 1: At Killeen, the Lady Dawgs scored 10 runs on two hits in the top of the first inning and cruised to a win in their district opener.

Asia Hill led the Lady Roos from the plate, going 2 for 3 with a triple while Amanda Daniels went 2 for 2 with a stolen base.

Killeen scored its only run when Taylor Smith stole home in the bottom of the first.

WACO MIDWAY 16, ELLISON 6: At Waco, Midway trailed 6-5 heading into the bottom of the sixth, but scored 11 runs in the inning.

Kennedy Connell led Ellison at the plate going 2 for 2 with an RBI and a run.

Alexis Watson, Dusti Douglas and Bryanna Sanchez added RBIs for the Lady Eagles.

Salado sending two boys to regional powerlifting meet

SALADO — Salado’s Peyton Womack and Luis Villafranco qualified for the Region II Powerlifting Meet to be held March 8 at Whitney High School.

Womack qualified with a total of 1,510 pounds lifted in the bench press, squat and dead lift. Villafranco qualified with 1,295 pounds in his weight division.

Ex-Ellison standout named to Team of the Week

BELTON — Mary Hardin-Baylor baseball player K.J. Stark was named to the Team of the Week.

Stark, a junior outfielder from Ellison, batted .474 last week, leading the Cru to an undefeated 4-0 start in his first week as a Crusader. Stark went 9 for 19 from the plate, scoring eight runs and driving in four more. He added four stolen bases (on four attempts) and posted an on-base percentage of .545. He leads the Cru in runs scored, hits, doubles (two) and total bases (11).

Cru women golfers finish second in own tourney

The Mary Hardin-Baylor women’s golf team could not make up any ground Tuesday in sloppy conditions on the tournament’s second day and finished second at the Lady Cru Spring Invitational at Stonetree Golf Club.

UMHB finished at 624, 18 shots behind champion UT-Tyler.

McKenzie Ralston was the top individual finisher for UMHB, finishing in third place with a score of 151. She was four strokes behind individual champion Laura Lindsey of UT-Tyler.

Former Salado standout Taylor O’Rear (158) finished in a tie for ninth place for UMHB.

UMHB men’s basketball player wins conference honor

Mary-Hardin Baylor’s Kitrick Bell was named American Southwest Conference men’s basketball player of the week.

Bell, a senior forward from Fort Bend, posted back-to-back doubles-doubles as Mary Hardin-Baylor knocked off two regionally ranked opponents to help secure the No. 3 seed in the ASC Championship Tournament.

Bell poured in 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the victory over No. 2 seed Hardin-Simmons (83-76) and followed with a 15-point, 14-board performance as the Cru upset ASC regular-season champions and No. 17-ranked UT-Dallas (75-71). Bell shot 54 percent from the field in the two wins.

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