HARKER HEIGHTS — The Belton Lady Tigers started the second half of District 8-5A play by continuing their domination of league foes in a 15-1, six-inning road win over Harker Heights on Tuesday.
Sydney Andrews led the Lady Tigers, going 2 for 4 with five RBIs and three runs while Kaitlyn Jones went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and two runs.
Andrews hit a three-run homer. Alyson Bishoff and Skylar Stewart also homered for Belton (16-9, 8-0).
Belton pitcher Sidney Holman allowed five hits and struck out seven Lady Knights.
Heights’ Julia Sholes singled in the second inning and scored on another hit by Reagan McIlvenna.
The Lady Tigers have outscored their 8-5A foes 113-6.
SALADO 9, CAMERON YOE 0: Malory Schattle homered twice and Shyenne Hicks tossed a three-hitter as the Lady Eagles (19-5) improved to 7-0 in District 22-2A.
Schattle hit a solo homer in the third and a two-run blast in the seventh. Meagan Hill also hit a two-run homer in the seventh to cap the scoring.
FLORENCE 17, JARRELL 3: At Jarrell, Courtney Culp went 3 for 3 with two RBIs and a triple and Florence used a six-run top of the second to beat Jarrell.
The Lady Buffs (8-7, 3-4 District 8-5A) scored at least three runs in each inning.
Mackenzie Futrell struck out five batters and did not allow an earned run while going 2 for 4 at the plate. Brittany Ramirez and Brooklynne Owens each went 2 for 3 and combined for five RBIs. Clarissa Carranco was 2 for 4.
COPPERAS COVE 16, KILLEEN 0, 4 INN.: At Copperas Cove, Asia Hill had the Lady Roos’ only hit in the loss.
Killeen looks to rebound on Friday when they host Harker Heights.
TEMPLE 10, SHOEMAKER 0: At Temple, Lexi Smith fired a five-inning no-hitter in the Tem-Cats’ 10-0 home win. Temple upped its District 8-5A record to 6-2. Taylor Ward, Isela Arizmendi, Melanie Thunander and Marissa Sencalar drove in two runs each for the Tem-Cats.
BROWNWOOD 8, GATESVILLE 6: At Brownwood, Gatesville (8-9, 1-3 8-3A) jumped out to an early lead before Brownwood scored eight runs in three innings to run away with the win at home. Blayne McGhee, Ashley Green and McKenzie Winkler each went 3 for 4 at the plate for Gatesville as McGhee hit a home run, Green had a double and Winkler had two doubles in the loss. Mona Lewis was also 2 for 4 for the Lady Hornets.
ELLISON 9, COPPERAS COVE 7: At Ellison, San Weston had two hits, two RBIs and struck out seven Bulldawgs in seven innings of work in Ellison’s victory.
The Eagles scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth to take a 9-4 advantage and hold back a Cove rally.
Brett Pagel had two RBIs and Chris Ackles added two hits.
Cove’s Bryce Delano struck out seven batters in seven innings.
WACO MIDWAY 6, SHOEMAKER 0: At Waco, Raven Sauceda and Tommie Flores had the lone hits for the defeated Grey Wolves (7-11, 1-4 District 8-5A).
JARRELL 5, FLORENCE 4: At Jarrell, Peyton Person, Luke McNeil and Tate Leatherwood each went 2 for 4, but the Buffaloes couldn’t rally.
Person and McNeil each had an RBI for Florence (6-7-1, 1-4 District 22-2A), which had 11 hits. Person allowed two earned runs on seven hits while striking out six in seven innings of work.
Gonyea, Jackson lead UMHB women to Hall Sutton Invitational title
BOSSIER CITY, La. — Kelly Gonyea and Kaley Jackson carded two-day totals of 156 to lead the Mary Hardin-Baylor women’s golf team to the Hal Sutton Invitational championship Tuesday.
The UMHB women finished at 638 to beat American Southwest Conference rival UT-Tyler by seven shots at the Golf Club at Stonebridge.
Kelly Gonyea, a former Harker Heights standout, and Jackson finished in a three-way tie for the individual title but lost a playoff with UT-Tyler’s Laura Lindsey.
UMHB men’s golf finishes third at UT-Dallas Classic
GARLAND — The Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s golf team could not move up on the final day and finished third at the John Davis Group/UTD Classic on Tuesday. The Cru men fired a 318 to finish at 937, 13 strokes behind.
Former Ellison standout Robby Schimmels posted the low individual finish UMHB, taking ninth place with a 79-76-78—233. Texas-Tyler’s Buddy Hallman won the individual title with a 225.
UMHB tennis player wins conference accolade
BELTON — Mary Hardin-Baylor women’s tennis player Hannah Warren was named American Southwest Conference Co-Women’s Tennis Player of the Week.
Warren, a sophomore from The Woodlands, posted a straight-set victory in No. 3 singles for the Cru and teamed with Chaley Shiffler for a 9-8 win in No. 1 doubles as UMHB topped LeTourneau 7-2 last weekend. That victory helped keep the UMHB women undefeated in ASC play this spring. Warren shares this week’s honor with Casey Johnson of Texas-Dallas.
Warren is the second straight UMHB women’s tennis player to claim weekly conference honors.
Cru baseballers beat Southwestern
BELTON — Tripp Reeves hit a three-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning, giving the Mary Hardin-Baylor baseball the lead for good in a 12-5 win over Southwestern on Tuesday.
The Pirates (5-21) led 5-4 before Reeves cleared the bases and scored on Zach Whiddon’s single in a four-run inning.
UMHB (16-4) overcame six walks and five errors.