Carthage Softball

The Carthage Lady Bulldogs won 9-5 against Madisonville on Thursday in the first of two games in Rusk before lighting halted the action. The Lady Dawgs finished off their second victory 19-9 on Friday in Nacogdoches when playing resumed.

The Carthage Lady Dawgs swept a bi-district series against Madisonville, earning 9-5 and 19-9 wins.

In the second game, Carthage led 11-9 when action was stopped due to lightning. The teams finished on Friday, with the Lady Dawgs scoring eight runs to finish off the sweep. No statistics were available for Game 2.

In the opener, Roo Harrison struck out eight and walked one in seven innings for the pitching win. Natalee Dinnerville homered, doubled, singled and drove in five runs to lead the offensive attack. Karsyn Isbell had a double and an RBI, and Kat Barentine and Jada Walton chipped in with RBI.

BECKVILLE 5, ALTO 4

HENDERSON — Haley Straubie singled with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, and the Beckville Ladycats walked off with a 5-4 bi-district win over Alto.

Allison Baker reached on an error with two outs, scoring Reese Dudley to tie things at 4-4. Dudley had singled earlier. Straubie then singled to drive in Baker with the game-winner. Baker also homered and Dudley tripled in the contest. Kaitlyn Tillman had two hits, and Hannah Hudson drove in a run. Dudley struck out seven and walked one in a complete-game pitching win.

WHITE OAK 5, ELYSIAN FIELDS 1

ELYSIAN FIELDS — Larkin Daniels struck out 16 with no walks and no earned runs allowed, helping her own cause on offense with two hits and two RBI as the White Oak Ladynecks notched a 5-1 bi-district win over Elysian Fields.

The teams were scheduled to resume the series late Friday in Hallsville. Daphne Bogenschutz doubled and drove in a run for White Oak. Kelsi Wingh added two hits and an RBI, and Renee Cook also drove in a run.

Mary Frances Ellis doubled and singled, and Corrisa McPhail added two hits for Elysian Fields in the loss. Ellis struck out five with one walk and no earned runs allowed in 4.2 innings. Cora Creech fanned four with one walk and no runs allowed in 2.1 frames.

WHITE OAK 5, ELYSIAN FIELDS 4

HALLSVILLE — Larkin Daniels doubled in the bottom of the 10th inning, and the White Oak Ladynecks completed a sweep of a bi-district series with a 5-4 win over Elysian Fields.

White Oak trailed 4-0 before scoring four times in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings. In the 10th, Lexi Dodson reached on an error, Kelsi Wingo walked and then Daniels doubled for her third hit of the night to bring in the winning run. Larkin Daniels doubled, and Morgan Benge and Lillian Scalia had two hits apiece for White Oak. Benge and Daniels drove in two runs apiece, and Emma Purcell added an RBI.

Benge struck out 15 and walked one in 10 innings for the pitching win. Mary Frances Ellis had two hits, and Cora Creech and Corissa McPhail drove in runs in the loss for Elysian fields. Jessica Guilhas struck out eight in 8.2 innings. Ellis worked 1/3 of an inning in the circle.

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