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April 17, 2013

Denison spoils Lady Lions' home finale


GREENVILLE —   It was senior night at Monty Stratton Field Tuesday and the Greenville Lady Lions softball team honored Arian Alford, Sidney Tippit, Elizabeth Rutherford and Ashley Walden in pre-game ceremonies.

  Denison then spoiled the Lady Lions' home finale, handing them a 10-4 loss.

  Greenville led 2-0 after two innings. But the Lady Jackets scored eight runs on four hits and a couple of Greenville errors in the third inning to take control.

  “We had one bad inning,” said Greenville head coach Randy Pierce. “We had mental mistakes. Outside of that we played our game. We competed but we let this one slip by. We want to congratulate our seniors for all their hard work.”

  Katie McMurray and Kaitlyne McNair both got two hits for Greenville. McMurray drove in two runs, while McNair drove in one run for Greenville.

  Taylor Cordova, Cortney Luna and Arian Alford all got base hits for Greenville.

  The Lady Lions fell to 1-13 in district, while Denison improved to 5-8.

  Greenville travels to Sherman Friday to take on the Lady Bearcats with the junior varsity game at 5:30 and the varsity game at 7 p.m. 

                     District 13-4A softball

Denison       008    200    0    —10 7 3

Greenville    110    200    0    —4 6 3

  WP: Hailey Nipper, 6 hits, 4 runs, 4 ERs, 2 BBs, 1K.

  LP: Arian Alford, 7 hits, 10 runs, 8 ERs, 6 BBs, 1K.

                    Leading hitters

  D: Dee Harris 1-3, Hailey Jackson 1 RBI; Cassidy McDarius 2-3, 3 RBIs; Alex Echler 1-3, 1 RBI; Shelby Lindsey 2-4, 2 RBIs; Courtney Clapp 1-2, 1 RBI.

  G: Katie McMurray 2-4, 2 RBIs; Arian Alford 1-4, Taylor Cordova 1-2, Kaitlyne McNair 1-2, 1 RBI; Cortney Luna 1-2.

  Records: D 17-11-2, 5-8; G 1-13 district.

  Next game: Greenville at Sherman, JV/V 5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. Friday.

Caddo Mills (girls) 10,

Farmersville 5

  FARMERSVILLE — A five-run seventh inning helped the Caddo Mills Lady Foxes claim a 10-5 District 12-2A softball victory over Farmersville on Tuesday.

  Natalee Wright, Mary Moran and Jacie Thomason all had two hits for Caddo Mills.

  Hannah Neal led Farmersville with three hits.

  Mary Moran struck out 11 en route to the mound win.

                        District 12-2A softball

Caddo Mills     002    030    5    —10 10 2

Farmersville    021    001    1    —5    7  5

  WP: Mary Moran, 7 hits, 5 runs, 4 ERs, 3 BBs, 11 Ks.

  LP: Taylor Eaves, 10 hits, 10 runs, 3 ERs, 2 BBs, 5 Ks.

                       Leading hitters

  CM: Natalee Wright 2-4, Mary Moran 2-4, Jacie Thomason 2-4, 2B; Kristen Maxwell 3B.

  F: Hannah Neal 3-4.

  Record: CM 15-8, 6-4.

  Next game: Leonard at Caddo Mills, Tuesday.

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