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April 2, 2014

Lucas Lovejoy pulls away from Greenville Lady Lions

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL / SOFTBALL

GREENVILLE —       By Steve Shwarts

      Herald-Banner Staff

  Lucas Lovejoy converted 18 hits, four walks and three errors into a 21-6 District 13-4A softball victory over Greenville on Tuesday.

  Amanda Conner and Emily Weichel both rang up four hits for Lovejoy, while Autumn Keefer drove in four runs.

  Megan Shaw drove in two runs for Greenville. Ali Threndyle had an RBI for the Lady Lions as did Kaitlyne McNair.

  “We had a great inning in the third,” said Greenville coach Blanca Saavedra. “We can’t dig ourselves a hole.”

  Greenville’s best inning was the third as the Lions scored four runs on five walks and a hit batter.

  Lovejoy tallied eight runs on six hits in the first inning and eight runs in the seventh inning.

  Lovejoy won the junior varsity game, 20-3.

  Greenville is now 1-7 in district and travels to Royse City for a 6:30 p.m. makeup game today with the Lady Bulldogs.

                District 13-4A softball

Lucas Lovejoy    803    020    8    —21 18 1

Greenville           104    000    1    —6     3 4

  WP: Danielle Brochu, 3 hits, 6 runs, 6 ERs, 9 BBs, 6 Ks.

  LP: Ali Threndyle,  13 hits, 16 runs, 15 ERs, 2 BBs, 0 Ks in 2 IP; relieved by Courtney Johnson, 5 hits, 5 runs, 4 ERs, 2 BBs, 5 Ks in 5 IP.

               Leading hitters

  LL: Jo Jo McRae 4-6, 1 RBI; Jaclyn Willis 2-4, 3 RBIs; Danielle Brochu 1-5, Amanda Conner 4-5, 3 RBIs; Kallie Killingsworth 2-5, 2 RBIs; Emily Weichel 4-4, 2 RBIs; Autumn Keefer 1-4, 4 RBIs.

  G: Katie McMurray 1-3, Allie Walden 1-3, Kaitlyn McNair 1-2, 1 RBI.

  Records: LL 13-10-1,6-3; G 1-7 district.

  Next game: Greenville at Royse City, 6:30 p.m. today.

Wolfe City 12,

Campbell (girls) 2

  WOLFE CITY — Shelby Greenway drove in four runs to spark the Wolfe City Lady Wolves to a 12-2 District 15-A softball win over Campbell on Tuesday.

  Savannah Richardson also had two hits for Wolfe City, while Cheyenne Lake struck out nine Campbell batters.

  Kaylin Stigall and Jessica DeGarso scored for Campbell.

                     District 15-A softball

Campbell      110    00    —2 5 6

Wolfe City    145    02    —12 5 4

  WP: Cheyenne Lake, 5 hits, 2 runs, 0 ERs, 7 BBs, 9 Ks.

  LP: Caitlin Jones, 10 BBs, 6 Ks.

                 Leading hitters

  C: Kaylin Stigall 1-3, 1 run; Kaitlyn Stigall 1-2, Jessica DeGarso 1-2, 1 run; Hannah Hoover 1-1, Emily Ashmore 1-1.

  WC: Shelby Greenway 2-3, 4 RBIs; Savannah Richardson 2-3, 3B, 3 RBIs; Taylor Woodruff 1-4, 1 RBI; Madison Humphries 1-1, 1 RBI.

  Records: WC 9-10-1, 2-3.

  Next game: Wolfe City at Bland, 4:30 p.m. Friday.

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