LEXINGTON — Britton Hawes tossed a complete-game, two-hit shutout Tuesday and Salado opened District 22-2A play with an 11-0 win over Lexington.
Hawes struck out six. Also for Salado (9-5-1), Davis Little was 4 for 4 with three doubles and four RBIs and Caden Eary was 2 for 4 with two doubles and two RBIs.
TEMPLE 5, SHOEMAKER 4: At Shoemaker, the Grey Wolves got four runs in the first two innings, but couldn’t hold back the Wildcats in their District 8-5A opener.
Roberto Delgado struck out 16 Wildcats in seven innings and allowed only two hits.
Wade Corn had two hits and an RBI while Raven Sauceda also had two hits for the Grey Wolves (6-8, 0-1), who visit Copperas Cove on Friday.
BELTON 4, HARKER HEIGHTS 1: At Belton, Caleb Dean had two hits and an RBI but Harker Heights dropped its District 8-5A opener.
Daniel Cole struck out six Belton batters in six innings for the Knights (8-5-1, 0-1).
Heights hosts Killeen on Friday.
TEMPLE 10, HARKER HEIGHTS 1: At Harker Heights, Madison Stanley came up with an RBI in the bottom of the fourth and pitcher Sierra Warren had a strikeout in the Lady Knights’ loss.
The loss drops the Lady Knights to 2-3 in District 8-5A play.
Heights visits Waco Midway on Tuesday.
BELTON 18, KILLEEN 0: At Belton, Taylor Smith went 1 for 2 with a stolen base for Killeen’s only hit during a three-inning 18-0 loss to Belton on Tuesday.
The Lady Roos look to rebound on Tuesday when they host Ellison.
Ex-Lady Knights star picked to C-USA All-Freshman team
RUSTON, La. — Louisiana Tech women’s basketball player JaQuan Jackson was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team.
Jackson, a former Harker Heights star, led all league freshmen in scoring at 11.1 points per game while also averaging 3.4 rebounds per contest.
Jackson started 25 games for the Lady Techsters, including all 16 C-USA contests. She scored in double-figures 16 times during the season, including three 20-plus point performances.
Jackson’s 46 3-pointers are the second-most ever by a Tech freshman. She shot 83 percent from the free throw line.
The team was selected by a panel of Conference USA coaches, sports information directors and media members.