The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX

Homepage

March 8, 2014

LADY HORNETS SOFTBALL — Huntsville beats Caney Creek 6-2

HUNTSVILLE — Huntsville took a 6-2 victory against Caney Creek on Friday night.

The Lady Hornets scored a pair of runs in the first inning, another in the fourth, then brought in three in the sixth inning when Paige Pacher hit a two-RBI triple and eventually scored on an overthrow to home plate.

Pacher went 2-for-4 on the game and catcher Kelsey Cryer led Huntsville at the plate going 3-for-4.

There were also hits recorded by Anna Lynch, Sabrina Johnson, Samantha Davis and Morgan Cheatham also hit a triple in the game.

Huntsville head coach Rick Burns said the Lady Hornets are starting to produce better plate appearances after starting off district 0-2.

“I think the girls just came out a little bit more focused this time,” Burns said. “They’re starting to jell and come together. We’re still making a couple of changes here just to find that perfect little step that makes everything roll downhill for us. They’ve got a real competitive attitude and a real workmanship type of attitude, which is good.

“It’s not that we’re not hitting the ball. We’re just hitting the ball at people. I told them to just keep hitting the ball and good things are going to happen. Our time is going to come.”  

Lynch pitched the first four innings and Johnson closed it out for Huntsville in the last three innings against Caney Creek.

The Lady Hornets are 9-7 overall and 2-2 in District 18-4A action. That puts them just behind Montgomery (4-0), Magnolia (3-0) and Magnolia West (3-2).

1
Text Only
Local News
7-28-george-ancira.jpg

All proceeds from the Team Big George Wiffleball Tournament will go to George Ancira, above, to support him in his battle with cancer.

Must Read
Sports
Opinion
Obituaries
Featured Ads
Photos


House Ads
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Facebook
AP Video
The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide