BURNET Gatesville senior ace Emily Leib allowed one hit and racked up 16 strikeouts as the Lady Hornets mowed down Burnet with a five-run third inning.Leibs 16 strikeouts were three of her career high.
Gatesville was led offensively by freshman Paige Chambers, who was 4-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored, and Jaycee Summers, who was 2-for-4 with one RBI.
Salado 12, Jarrell 0, 5 inn. At Salado, Kristen Dunnahoo went 4-for-4 with a double and drove in two runs as the Lady Eagles shutout Jarrell to improve to 3-0 in District 25-2A play.
Salado scored five runs in the second inning and put the game away with a six-run fourth. Kirstie McGillick threw the first four innings, striking out six in the win.Rachael Piatt, Isabel Berumen and Madi DePriest each went 1-for-2 for the Lady Eagles, with DePriest scoring twice.
Brownwood Tournament Nathan Ortiz was 5-for-6 on the day, with a triple, four RBIs and seven runs scored as Copperas Cove won a pair of routs.The Bulldawgs (9-6) used an eight-run third to rout Liberty Hill 14-4. In their second game, Cody Brannon went 3-for-3 with two runs and three RBIs in a 12-4 win against Stephenville.Brannon drove in a pair of runs in the first game. Jordan Brito was 3-for-3.
Austin Greene was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs against Stephenville. Billy Mee (2-1) earned the win on the mound.Chris Burroughs (3-1) was the winning hurler in the first game. Liberty Hill managed just two hits
Florence Tournament Seth Hallmark doubled twice, drove in three runs and pitched a one-hit shutout to lead the Florence Buffaloes in an 11-0 rout of Bremond in five innings.Florence (8-3) scored three runs in the third and put the game out of reach with an 11-run fifth.Jacob Simons also drove in three runs and had two hits. Michael Ramirez was 2-for-2. Hallmark (3-1) struck out six.
Ellison boys 5, Conroe 5 At Pflugerville, Conroe answered the Eagles three-run sixth with two runs apiece in the sixth and seventh to tie in their first-round game of the Pflugerville Connally tournament.
Kyle Skinner led the Eagles, going 2-for-4 with a two-RBI single in the sixth. `Conroe Oak Ridge 10, Ellison 8 At Pflugerville, Cal Somerville allowed nine runs (three earned) on four hits and six walks in 2 2/3 innings as Oakridge chased the Eagles ace with a seven-run third inning for his first loss of the season.
Justin Dingman led Ellison offensively, going 2-for-3 with a two-RBI triple in the third, while Tanner Bark added a 2-RBI single.
Leander Vandegrift girls 0, Killeen 0 (Vandegrift wins shootout 1-0) Raquera Rivas made eight saves in regulation, but the Lady Roos (3-19-4, 1-12-1 District 49-4A lost in the shootout to playoff-bound Vandegrift in their season finale.Killeen boys 3, Leander Vandegrift 0 At Leander, John Rudesheim scored a hat trick and the Roos finished the regular season with District 49-4As third seed.Killeen (19-2-5, 10-2-2) plays either Austin Reagan or Austin LBJ next Friday night at Nelson Field at 8 p.m.
Rudesheims first goal gave Killeen a 1-0 lead at halftime and then scored his second on a corner kick from Alonso Rivera and finished the three-goal night with a second second-half score.
Ellison girls 5, Copperas Cove 0 Lady Eagles seniors Jessica Stuckey and Kimberly Harvey had record-setting days to keep Ellison in the hunt for District 12-5As fourth and final playoff seed. With the first goal in the 18th minute, off an assist by Katie Vichensont, Stuckey broke the schools single season record for goals scored, surpassing the previous record of 21 goals set by Angie Belford.
Stuckey added two more goals for the hat trick, scoring in the 21st minute on an assist by Kendal Sifuentes, and closing out Ellisons (14-7-5, 6-6-1) scoring in the 57th minute on an assist by Arantza Trejo.Fellow senior Axita Patel added two goals in the 44th and 48th minutes on assists by Trejo and Stuckey, respectively.
The shutout was Harveys 12th of the season, also a single-season school record.
A&M Consolidated boys 2, Harker Heights 1 At College Station, with two unanswered goals in the second half, the Tigers ended the Knights (9-9-2, 6-7) playoff hopes with one game left to play.Consolidateds two second-half goals negated a goal by Heights Ethan Roden in the 30th minute off a free kick from senior David Tarsa.