The Hahnville Lady Tigers continued to cruise through a tough early schedule, beating Pineville, Byrd and Ouachita over the weekend at the Sulphur Spring Classic. With the three wins, the Lady Tigers have now swept three tournaments so far this season and have improved their record to 16-1.
Hahnville 7 Pineville 3
The Lady Tigers got off to an explosive start against Pineville, scoring four runs in the top of the first on their way to a 7-3 win.
Megan Bush started the scoring for the Tigers with a one-out single that brought two runs across the plate. Pepper Baker scored another run on a sacrifice, and a ground ball by Kelly Ortego brought in Bush to give Hahnville a 4-0 lead.
Pineville got two of those runs back in the bottom of the first, but the Lady Tigers added three more in the fifth to put the game away.
Hahnville stretched the lead to 5-2 on an RBI single by Maeson Martindale and scored their final two runs on a fielder’s choice and a bases loaded walk.
Lauren Beadle picked up the win for Hahnville, giving up five hits and only one earned run in seven innings. She struck out six in the game.
Bush went 2-for-4 with an RBI while Martindale, Bryce Button, Baker and Madison Fremen all drove in runs in the game.
Hahnville 8 Byrd 4
The Lady Tigers got four runs in the bottom of the sixth to claim an 8-4 win over Byrd and stretch their win streak to 14 games.
With the game tied at 4-4 heading into the sixth, Ortego gave Hahnville a 5-4 lead with a sacrifice that scored Caitlyn Robinson. A two-RBI double by Taylor Hogan increased the Lady Tiger lead to 7-4 and Hogan finished the scoring by coming home on a wild pitch to clinch the win.
Button led Hahnville from the plate, going 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Lauren Simar and Hogan both went 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
Beadle was the winning pitcher, giving up three hits and one earned run in seven innings. She struck out nine in the game.
Hahnville 8 Ouachita 3
The Lady Tigers picked up five runs in the bottom of the third to put the finishing touches on their tourney sweep with an 8-3 win over Ouachita.
Hahnville trailed 2-0 heading into the third frame, but came out on fire to put Ouachita away.
Fremen scored on a passed ball to put the Lady Tiger on the board and a double by Simar brought in two runs to give Hahnville their first lead of the game at 3-2. Simar came home on a passed ball to put the Lady Tigers up 4-2 and Baker doubled to right to cap the inning’s scoring.
Hahnville then added a solo run in the fourth and two more runs in the sixth for the final margin.
Beadle picked up her 16th win of the season after allowing only five hits and two earned runs in seven innings.
Simar and Hogan each finished with two RBIs, while Kaylyn Morales went a perfect 3-for-3 from the plate.
|Hahnville ace Lauren Beadle has won 16 games this season.|