Softball Roundup: Kaylee Prather Powers Elysian Fields + More
ELYSIAN FIELDS — Kaylee Prather reached base in all four of her plate appearances, while Keely Howard held White Oak to one earned run Tuesday in a 9-3 Elysian Fields win.
Prather had two singles, two walks, two stolen bases, and three runs scored, while Bailee Fry singled and drove in one run. Howard struck out two and held White Oak to one earned run on four hits to improve to 11-2 in the circle.
Montanna Methvin and Devin Gonzalez each had one RBI. Howrard, Jane Harris, and Maddy Spears had one hit apiece.
White Oak’s Ashley Nipper, Pam Lott, Sam Crossland, and Jade Owens had one hit apiece. Kelsey McFall shouldered the loss in the circle. She and Nipper combined to strike out seven, walk seven, and allow six hits.
No. 6 Gladewater Wins at Bullard
BULLARD — Gladewater’s three-run fifth inning lifted the sixth-ranked Lady Bears to a 3-1 win at Bullard on Tuesday.
Gladewater’s Victoria Gardon was 2-for-2 with a run scored. Gladewater’s three-run fifth started with her single and included two fielder’s choices and one Bullard error.
Gladewater’s Katie Hickey got the complete-game win in the circle, limiting Bullard to four hits.
Bullard’s Taylor Frederick singled twice. Teammate CoCo Springer singled and scored on Sarah Ritch’s second-inning double.
Tyler Grace Falls at Dallas Christian
MESQUITE — Dallas Christian School erased a four-run deficit to beat Tyler Grace 6-4 on Tuesday night.
Thanks to a three-run first inning, Grace led 4-0 through four innings, but DCS scored one fifth-inning run and five sixth-inning runs to complete the comeback.
Grace’s Haley Evans singled twice and scored twice, while Kristen Mayfield singled twice and scored once. Hannah Wright singled once and drove in two runs. Brooke McClenney singled twice. Kylee Stanley single once and drove in one run, while Maddie Parker singled once and scored once.
Grace pitcher Taylor Kingsley allowed five earned runs on six hits with four strikeouts and six walks in six innings.
Grace visits Waco Reicher on Thursday for a doubleheader.