The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


April 19, 2014

Sherman spoils Lady Lions season finale


GREENVILLE —      By Steve Shwarts

     Herald-Banner Staff

  The Greenville Lady Lions finished their District 13-4A softball season at home on Friday with a 9-2 loss to the Sherman Lady Bearcats.

  Greenville honored senior players Ali Threndyle, Megan Shaw, Tayler Cordova and Katie McMurray in pre-game ceremonies.

  Stephanie Hutchings and Allie Walden both had two hits for Greenville and Walden and Threndyle drove in runs.

  “A tough loss and I will miss the seniors,” said Greenville coach Blanca Saavedra.

Sara Flores picked up the mound victory, scattering 10 hits.

  Kaylee Walker, Natalie Carrasco and Janette McCalister all finished with three hits for Sherman.

  Sherman took the junior varsity game, 12-2.

                   District 13-4A softball

Sherman      200    310    3    —9 14 0

Greenville    000    002    0    —2 10 1

  WP: Sara Flores, 10 hits, 2 runs, 2 ERs, 0 BBs, 1 K.

  LP: Ali Threndyle, 11 hits, 5 runs, 5 ERs, 1 BB, 1 K in 4 IP; relieved by Courtney Johnson, 4 hits, 4 runs, 4 ERs, 2 BBs, 1 K in 3 IP.

               Leading hitters

  S: Hailey Arndt 2-4, Kaylee Walker  3-4, 3 RBIs; Taylor Bailiff 1-3, 1 RBI; Sara Flores 2-4, Natalie Carrasco 3-4, 3 RBIs; Janette McCalister 3-4, Asia Pratt 1-4.

  G: Katie McMurray 1-4, Courtney Johnson 1-4, Ali Threndyle 1-3, 1 RBI; Stephanie Hutchings 2-3, Allie Walden 2-2, 1 RBI; Kaitlyne McNair 1-3, Rachel Royall 1-3, Tayler Cordova 1-3.

  Records S 11-15, 3-11; G 2-12 district.

McKinney North 6,

Greenville 1

  The Greenville Lions dropped a District 13-4A baseball game to the McKinney North Bulldogs 6-1 on Friday at John Mason Field.

  Dillon Minick led the Lions at the plate with two hits, while Justin Koger drove in the only run for Greenville.

  Chris Hazlett, Mason Burk, Travis Koger, Dylan Coleman, Cody Eldridge and Austin Craig all had hits for Greenville.

  McKinney North is now 16-6 overall and 7-5 in district, while Greenville drops to 6-18 and 2-10.

  “We came out hitting the ball well,” said Greenville coach Cody Salyers. “We just needed a couple of more timely hits. We’re snake bit! Bad things are happening that we can’t overcome.”

  Greenville travels to Denison on Tuesday for a game with the Yellow Jackets.

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