The JV Lady Leopards fell early, but scored every inning to defeat Caddo Mills in the opener of the Kaufman Tournament.
Grace Nguyen handled the pitching duties in the circle and Stevie Williams was behind the plate. Nguyen struck out four in the contest.
The Lady Leopard offense rallied every inning to put runs on the board, and even though Caddo Mills struck first with 2 runs in the 1st inning, it wasn’t enough to hold off the Lovejoy bats. Shay Mater and Stevie Williams both scored in the 1st. Rachel Hoeffner, Madison Kohl, Shay Mater, and Stevie Williams all scored in the 2nd. Grace Nguyen scored the lone run in the 3rd. Stevie Williams and Allysa Holstead sealed the lead in the 4th scoring the last two runs of the game.
Offensive leaders include:
Madison Kohl – 2 hits, 1 run, 1 stolen base
Shay Mater – 2 runs, 1 stolen base, 2 walks
Stevie Williams – 1 hit, 3 runs, 3 stolen bases, 1 hit by pitch
Lilah Garcia – 1 hit, 1 run, 2 walks
Grace Nguyen – 1 run, 2 stolen bases, 1 walk
Rachel Hoeffner – 1 run, 1 walk
The Lady Leopards take on Terrell next in the Kaufman Tournament.