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Lady Kat Howard named dfwVarsity Softball Hitter of the Week

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Mary Grace Howard, a sophomore outfielder for the Kennedale Lady Kats, was voted the DFW Varsity ?Hitter of the Week? for the week April April 4.
Howard batted .857 in 2 games and hit for the cycle on Friday. {{more:[read more]}}Hitting for the cycle is considered one of the rarest and most difficult feats in baseball or softball.
4 for 4 at the plate …
It started on April 5 when the Lady Kats felled to Alvarado 3-2. In that game Howard went 2 for 3 with scoring one run. But, it was the next game against Midlothian Heritage on April 8 that her bat really came alive. She hit for the cycle when she went for 4 for 4 at the plate getting a single, a double, a triple and a homerun.
During the game which Kennedale won 19-4, {{t2:Howard: }} doubled in the first inning, homered in the third inning, singled in the third inning, and tripled in the fourth inning.
battling for a place at the top …
Currently, Kennedale is in 3rd place two game behind Godley and Alvarado who are tied for 1st place at 6-1 in district play while the Lady Kats are at 5-2, but it is complicated. Kennedale owns a win and a loss vs Alvarado. Alvarado has a win over Godley while Godley has a win over Kennedale.
Tonight Godley and Alvarado face off for their second round game. Kennedale gets a second chance at Godley this Friday night. It could be settled by then or it could be a 3 way tie and still up in the air.
3 games left before playoffs …
The Kats have three road game left before the regular season ends next Tuesday at Venus.

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