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April 26, 2012

Rockwall clinches 10-4A softball title

ROCKWALL — The Rockwall Lady Jackets clinched the District 10-4A softball championship with a 14-4 victory over J.J. Pearce last Friday and will kick off post-season play against District 9-4A fourth seed Frisco Centennial.

  Rockwall (13-1) and Frisco Centennial (9-5) will play a best-of-three series for the Class 4A Bi-District Championship, with the first game scheduled for Frisco Lone Star on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Game 2 will be at Rockwall on Saturday at 11 a.m. and Game 3, if necessary, on Monday at 7 p.m. at Plano West.

  Rockwall enters the playoffs riding a 13-game regular-season win streak.

  Kayla Vandergriff picked up the final win against Pearce for her 10th victory of the season.

  Kindal Sauter hit a double and Carlie Jenkins pounded a triple to lead the way at the plate.

  Hitting leaders for RHS after regular season include Ashton Atwell with a .525 average, seven triples, four home runs and 30 RBIs; Bailey Wallace with a .528 average, nine doubles and 34 RBIs; Kennedy Harrison with a .447 average and 31 RBIs; Cyndi Bertrand with a .427 average, 16 stolen bases and 22 RBIs; and Carlie Jenkins with a .400 average, five doubles and 18 stolen bases.

  Rockwall-Heath closed out its season with a big 12-5 win over Wylie East on Senior Night at the RHHS Softball Complex.

  Sarah Stewart earned the win on the mound. Madie Rice smashed a double and Lauren Archuleta, Emily Coltharp and Savannah Calhoun hit triples as RHHS (3-11) scattered 15 hits in their last 2012 game.


            Final 10-4A Games


Rockwall-Heath                  12     15     2

Wylie East                          5     11     2

WP: Sarah Stewart.         LP: Aryn Smith.

2B-RHHS: Madie Rice 1. 3B-RHHS: Lauren

Archuleta 1, Emily Coltharp 1, Savannah Cal-

houn 1. WE: A. Sullivan 1.


J.J. Pearce                         4      X      X

Rockwall                           14      X      X

WP: Kayla Vandergriff.

2B-ROCK: Kindal Sauter 1. 3B-ROCK: Carlie

Jenkins 1.


           Final 10-4A Standings


Rockwall**                                    13-1

Wylie*                                          12-2

McKinney*                                    10-4

McKinney North*                             9-5

J.J. Pearce                                    4-10

Rockwall-Heath                              3-11

Highland Park                                3-11

Wylie East                                     2-12

  **District Champion

   *Clinched Playoff Berths

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