Class 3A State Semifinal

Lufkin Hudson Lady Hornets (36-7-1)

vs.

Burkburnett Lady Bulldogs (31-5-1)

9 a.m. Thursday (May 30), Red & Charline McCombs Field, Austin

 

How they got here

Lufkin Hudson

  • Bi-District: def. Groesbeck 2-0 in series (W 10-1, W 10-0)
  • Area: def. Lorena 2-0 in series (W 2-0, W 3-2)
  • Region III quarterfinals: def. Robinson 2-1 in series (L 2-1, W 10-0, W 8-4)
  • Region III semifinals: def. Sweeny 2-0 in series (W 4-1, W 2-0)
  • Region III finals: def. West Columbia 2-0 in series (W 2-0, W 3-2)

 

Burkburnett

  • Bi-District: bye (5-3A champion)
  • Area: def. Gatesville 2-0 in series (W 6-0, W 9-3)
  • Region I quarterfinals: def. Mineral Wells 2-0 in series (W 5-3, W 4-0)
  • Region I semifinals: def. Lubbock Cooper 2-0 in series (W 4-0, W 3-2)
  • Region I final: def. Kennedale 3--0 in one-game playoff

 

Top hitters

Lufkin Hudson

  • CF/C -- Cortny Luna, Fr. (.667)
  • OF -- Madison Jeffrey, Soph. (.444)
  • 1B/OF -- Alyssa Dotson, Sr. (.423)

 

Burkburnett

  • C -- Paige Daino, Sr. (.505)
  • P/2B -- Kylee Trahan, Jr. (.350)
  • 3B/P -- Kaylea Armstrong, Jr. (.343)

 

Top pitchers

Lufkin Hudson

  • Kelsee Selman, Sr. (33-5)

 

Burkburnett

  • Kylee Trahan, Jr. (19-4)
  • Kaylea Armstrong, Jr. (12-1)

 

Did you know?
  • Lufkin Hudson, the defending 3A champion, is led by senior pitcher Kelsee Selman who has signed with LSU.
  • Burkburnett pitcher Kylee Trahan pitched a one-hit shutout with 29 strikeouts in the Lady Bulldogs' 12-inning, regional final win over Kennedale.

 

Up next
  • Winner faces Mineola or La Grange in the 3A state final, 10 a.m. Saturday (June 1).