Contact Us

Beckville Ladycats Take Advantage of Grapeland’s Wildness in Game 1 Win

NACOGDOCHES — The Beckville Ladycats only managed four hits against Grapeland in Game 1 of their Class A Region III final series.

It was plenty.

The Ladycats took advantage of an erratic outing from Grapeland pitcher Baylee Lumbreraz, who walked eight, in a 6-1 victory on Friday.

The win moved Beckville one win from next week’s UIL State Softball Tournament.

Both Taylor Lindsey and Cassidi Whitaker drew walks from Lumbreraz to open the first, and Shelbi Dotson loaded the bases with one out when she reached on a Grapeland error.

Lumbreraz then walked Lawhorn to bring in Lindsey, and Whitaker came around to score on a wild pitch during the next at-bat.

Beckville then broke things open in the third, again thanks in part to Lawhorn.
Dotson led off the inning with a walk before Lawhorn drove a double to the wall in left-center field to bring Dotson home.

After Lumbreraz got Ivy Rieke to foul out to catcher Clara Shaw, Madison McDaniel drove her own double to almost the exact spot as Lawhorn, which gave Beckville a 4-0 lead.

The Ladycats added another run later in the inning with two outs when Ashley Cook hit a line drive that ricocheted off of Lumbreraz and rolled to Julie Riess at third. Riess had to rush the throw, which was high and late. That allowed Kimber Wesner, running for McDaniel, to score and make it 5-0 Beckville.

Grapeland didn’t get its first hit until the fifth inning, a leadoff single by Amy Brown. The Sandiettes managed just two hits and five baserunners total against Lawhorn, who struck out four to grab the pitching win for Beckville.

The series resumes with Game 2 at 4 p.m. Saturday back in Nacogdoches.

More From ETSN.fm

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://etsn.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on ETSN.fm - East Texas Sports Network quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on ETSN.fm - East Texas Sports Network quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!