H.S. Softball roundup: Randall holds off rival AHS; Canyon rolls, Dalhart wins
Randall’s Berkley Browder delivers a pitch against Bell Street rival Amarillo High during a District 3-5A game Friday at the AHS Softball Complex. [Ben Jenkins/ Press Pass Sports]
An explosive fifth inning was the difference for the Randall Lady Raiders as they took down Bell Street rival Amarillo High in a District 3-5A battle Friday at the AHS Softball Complex.
Randall trailed 2-1 heading into the top of the fifth before rallying with a five-run inning highlighted by a Heaven Moreno two-run home run dead into the wind to left field. Teammate Leah Garcia also did damage at the plate going 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI.
Despite the loss, Lady Sandies leadoff hitter Tatem Pentergraft was 3-for-4 with an RBI.
Randall improves to 10-9-1 overall and 1-1 in district. AHS falls to 6-8, 1-1.
Randall 7, Amarillo High 5
Randall 010 051 0 — 7 8 3
Amarillo High 002 020 1 — 5 8 2
Berkley Browder, Heaven Moreno (3), and Desiree Hernandez. Danae Lopez, Tatem Pentergraft (5) and Robertson. W— Moreno. L— Lopez. 2B— Randall: Leah Garcia 2. AHS: Pentergraft, Lopez, Amelia Tietz. HR— Randall: Moreno 1. Records: Randall 10-9-1, 1-1; Amarillo High 6-8, 1-1.
Caprock’s Hernandez hits for cycle
Caprock center fielder Aubrianna Hernandez had a career afternoon hitting for the cycle to lead the Lady Longhorns to a 35-3 run-rule win against District 3-5A rival Palo Duro on Friday.
Hernandez singled, doubled, tripled and hit two home runs during her career performance, finishing the day 5-for-6 at the dish totaling 4 RBIs. Teammate and shortstop Amyiah Alaniz led the team with six RBIs on a 2-for-3 outing at the plate that included two homers.
Caprock stays unbeaten in district at 2-0 and are 6-4 overall. The Lady Dons drop to 1-6, 1-1.
Caprock 35, Palo Duro 3
Caprock 823 (17)5x x — 35 25 0
Palo Duro 200 10x x — 3 3 6
Kiera Chavez, Amyiah Alaniz (4), Jaelin Ornelas (5) and Alaniz, Rodriguez. Unknown. W— Chavez. 2B— Caprock: Daisy Fuentes 2, Ornelas, Alaniz, Rodriguez, Aubrianna Hernandez, Serna. 3B— Caprock: Chavez, Hernandez, Elizalde. HR— Caprock: Hernandez 2, Alaniz 2, Thompson. Records: Caprock 6-4, 2-0; Palo Duro 1-6, 1-1.
Plainview downs Tascosa
A fast start from Plainview was too much for Tascosa to overcome, falling to the Lady Bulldogs 18-8 on Friday in Plainview.
The Lady Bulldogs stormed out to a 9-0 lead before Tascosa was able to rally with a 6-run third inning, but the Lady Rebels never got any closer.
Plainview’s Mikayla Carrillo went 3-for-5 with two RBIs. Teammate Madison Martinez was 3-for-4 with four RBIs. Tascosa’s Makenna had a solid evening with a 2-for-4 performance at the plate, driving home two runs.
Plainview is now 1-1 in District 3-5A and 8-12 overall. Tascosa falls to 9-4, 0-2.
Plainview 18, Tascosa 8
Tascosa 006 200 x — 8 8 5
Plainview 724 302 x — 18 18 2
Whitehead, Enriquez (4) and Rivera. Lucio and Rodriguez. W— Lucio. L— Whitehead. 2B— Tascosa: Hall, Ortiz. Plainview: Lucio, Martinez. HR— Plainview: Briones 1, Carrillo 1. Records: Tascosa 4-9, 0-2; Plainview 8-12, 1-1.
Canyon run-rules Perryton
The Canyon bats were on fire during a 26-0 run-rule victory against Perryton in a District 4-4A clash at the Lady Eagles Softball Complex on Friday night.
The Lady Eagles smashed out 17 hits four total home runs in the victory. First baseman Danielle Burns, who threw a personal-best 39-2 1/4 in the shot put at the Amarillo Relays Meet of Champions earlier in the day, hit her team-leading seventh homer of the year in the third inning. Burns finished the game going 2-for-4 with four RBIs. Teammates Kylie Knowles, Lia Gutierrez and Berkley Bradley also got in on the long ball fun. Knowles not only went 1-for-3 with a 2-run homer, she even threw seven scoreless innings, allowing one hit with 10 K’s. Gutierrez was 4-for-5 at the dish including a double, a homer and tallied five RBIs.
Canyon moves to 8-7-2 overall, and 2-0 in district. Perryton falls to 5-5, 0-2.
Canyon 26, Perryton 0
Perryton 000 0x — 0 1 9
Canyon 989 0x — 26 17 1
Cassie Landeros, Mickah Landeros (3) and Andrea Fabela. Kylie Knowles and Maison Guerra. W— Knowles (6-1). L— C. Landeros. 2B— Canyon: Guerra, Lia Gutierrez. HR— Canyon: Berkley Bradley 1 (3), Danielle Burns 1 (7), Gutierrez 1 (5), Knowles 1 (1). Records: Perryton 5-5, 0-2; Canyon 8-7-2, 2-0.
Pampa doubles up rival Borger
The Pampa Lady Harvesters remained unbeaten in District 4-4A by doubling up rival Borger, 4-2, at home Friday night.
Freshman pitcher Kynleigh Kirby had her second straight impressive outing in the circle. Despite giving up two solo home runs, Kirby threw a complete game, and handcuffed the Lady Bulldogs to three hits, racking up 12 strikeouts. Teammate Makenzie Anguiano supplied key offense with a 2-run homer in the bottom of the third. Esme DeLeon gave the Lady Harvesters some much needed insurance when she scored on a pass ball in the bottom of the sixth. Despite the loss, Borger’s Jera Callahan and Brilee Houchin each hit solo home runs.
Pampa (9-3-1) improves to 2-0 in district. Borger (5-5) falls to 1-1 in the league race.
Pampa 4, Borger 2
Borger 001 000 1 — 2 3 2
Pampa 002 101 x — 4 11 0
Raylee Jennings and Tanley McDonald. Kynleigh Kirby and Jasmin Hanen. W— Kirby. L— Jennings. 2B—Pampa: Celest Ostercamp, Hanen. HR— Borger: Jera Callahan 1, Brilee Houchin 1. Pampa: Makenzie Anguiano. Records: Borger 10-2, 1-1; Pampa 9-3-1, 2-0.
Dumas rallies to take down Hereford
Dumas erased a four run deficit to pull out a 9-7 come-from-behind district win against Hereford in a very competitive matchup in Dumas on Friday.
Hereford led 6-2 heading into the bottom of the sixth when the Demonettes bats woke up highlighted by a Hope Cortes 3-run long ball. It was Cortes’ second home run on the year. Cortes was stellar at the plate going 3-for-4 with three RBIs.
Hereford’s Bonnie Vallejo paced the Whitefaces with a triple, a home run on a 2-for-3 performance at the dish with an RBI.
Dumas is now 7-8 overall and 1-1 in District 4-4A. The Whitefaces fall to 3-16, 0-2.
Dumas 9, Hereford 7
Hereford 103 021 0 — 7 11 10
Dumas 002 106 0 — 9 7 2
Tori Alamos and Kayla Vallejo. Briana Vargas: and Katie Contreras. W— Vargas. L— Alamos. 2B— Hereford:Nahryah Hayes. Dumas: Amery Casanova, Galy Davila, Lauren Holt, Melaney Granados. 3B— Hereford: Bonnie Vallejo. HR— Hereford: B. Vallejo 1, Hayes 1. Dumas: Hope Cortes 1 (2). Records: Hereford 3-16, 0-2; Dumas 7-8, 1-1.
Bushland beats up Canadian
The Bushland Lady Falcons continued their march through District 1-3A play dismantling Canadian 27-0 at home on Saturday afternoon.
The Lady Falcons slugged out 31 hits with nine of those come for extra-bases.
Brylee Adams had a career afternoon hitting for the cycle, getting a single, double, triple and a home run. Adams ended the day going an eye-opening 5-for-5 with six RBIs. If that wasn’t impressive enough, Adams also came one single from throwing a no-hitter in the circle. Adams tossed a gem throwing five scoreless innings, and racking up 11 K’s. Corley Carr was also big at the dish going 5-for-6 with a pair of RBIs.
Bushland is now 16-2-1 overall and 2-0 in district. Canadian falls to 3-14, 0-2.
Bushland 27, Canadian 0
Canadian 000 00x x — 0 1 6
Bushland (10)76 4x x — 27 31 0
Leah Moreno and Viviana Salas. Brylee Adams and Avery Sena. W— Adams. L— Moreno. 2B— Bushland: Carr, Adams. 3B— Bushland: Carr, Permenter, Fowler, Adams. HR— Bushland: Stewart, Carr, Permenter, Fowler, Adams. Records: Canadian 3-14, 0-2. Bushland 15-2-1, 2-0.
Dalhart fends off River Road
Dalhart held off a late rally to beat River Road in a District 1-3A game at River Road on Saturday.
The Lady Wolves led 8-2 after two innings only to see River Road chip away. With Dalhart leading 11-6, heading into the bottom of the seventh, the Lady Wildcats plated four, but came up one run short.
Dalhart improves to 2-0 in district and 6-5 overall. River Road falls to 6-10, 0-2.
Caryce Guerrero and Cristal Davila each drove in two RBIs for the Lady Wolves. River Road was led by Makanna Cooper’s 2-for-4 day with three RBIs including a homer.
Dalhart 11, River Road 10
Dalhart 531 002 0 — 11 9 5
R. Road 111 300 4 — 10 10 6
Rhiana Todd and Mackenzie Powers. Shiyan Lozano and Makanna Cooper. W— Todd. L— Lozano. 2B- Dalhart: Maddy Pedraza 2, Caryce Guerrero, Cristal Davila, Tallie Blanco. RR— Sharp. 3B— Dalhart: Molly Lockhart. HR— RR: Cooper. Records: Dalhart 6-5, 2-0; River Road 6-10, 0-2.