Kennedale is 9-2 in district play after storming through the district after losing their first two district games.
Lady Kats are in sole possession of the 2nd and even with a loss tonight it would not change their 2nd seed for the upcoming playoffs.However, the way Kennedale is playing, an upset by Lake Worth 5-6 would be astounding.
After wearing out district leader Mineral Wells (11-1) on April 11, 13-3, the Kats have defeated Castleberry 17-1 and Diamond Hill 15-0. Over the last three games the hard-hitting Lady Kats have out hit their opponents 43-13, scoring 45 runs while allowing only 4 and playing error free.
Thursday, April 13 ? Kennedale vs Diamond Hill-Jarvis 15-0 (W)
Tuesday, April 11- Kennedale @ Castleberry 17-1 (W)
Thanks to two doubles and a single in the first inning the Lady Kats took and early 4-0 lead over the Lady Lions and never looked back. The Kats scored 5 in the 3rd, 1 in the 4th and 7 in the 5th to run rule the game.
The Kats blasted the ball getting 20 hits in the game with 7 doubles, 1 triple and 1 homerun. Every Lady Kat got at least a hit.
Mary Grace Howard had the homerun and the triple, earning 3 RBI?s. Alyssa Bradberry and Jenna Webb each hit doubles twice with Bradberry driving in 3 runs and Webb getting 2 RBIs. Also scoring doubles were Alexa Neifert (3RBIs), Ashley McElvany and Gabryelle Slider (2RBIs). Megan Calhoun was perfect from the plate going 3 for 3 and getting 2 RBIs. Josie Mensing also added to the hits with a single while going 1 for 2 and walking twice.
The game was over in the 5 innings with Jamie Franks earning the win. Facing 18 batters, Franks threw 71 pitches getting 6 strikeouts allowing 3 hits, one run and walking