The junior high division softball games were played at Laquey High School on last Thursday. The sixth grade teams then played games on Tuesday.
Crocker Lady Lions vs Waynesville Lady Gators JH Softball - Thursday
The Crocker and Waynesville teams both played well on Thursday but the Lady Gators could not control the bats of the Lady Lions, as Crocker won the game 23-2 in three innings.
The Lady Lions began the game as the away team on the scoreboard and they did not leave it blank for long. The Crocker girls opened the inning up with six runs. The Lady Gators had a couple of hits but were unable to get a run in the inning. Crocker led the game 6-0 after the first inning.
The Lady Lions once again had a hot bat in the second inning as they scored seven more runs in the inning. They were able to keep the Gators scoreless. Crocker led the game 13-0 after two innings. The Lady Lions closed the win out with another ten runs in the top of the third inning. The Gators tried to make a comeback but were unable to overcome the lead. The Lady Lions won the game 23-2.
Crocker Lady Lions vs Laquey Lady Hornets JH Softball - Thursday
The Lady Lions played the second game of the night also for a double header. This time they were the home team against the host Laquey Lady Hornets. The Lady Lions fought hard, but fell to the Laquey girls 9-4 in a five inning game.
The Lady Lions broke the ice in the game as they scored the first run in the bottom of the first inning. That gave the Lady Lions a 1-0 lead after the first inning. Neither team was able to score in the second and Crocker still lead with their one run.
The Lady Hornets scored a run in the top of the third inning to tie the game at 1-1. The Lady Hornets bats heated up in the top of the fourth inning as they were able to score seven runs to take a 8-1 lead. The Lady Lions did not manage to score in the inning.
The final inning was a hard fought one by both teams, but the Lady Lions were not able to overcome the Laquey lead. The Lady Lions outscored the Lady Hornets 3-1 in the inning, but still fell to a final score of 9-4 in the great game.
Crocker Lady Lions vs Dixon Lady Bulldogs 6th Grade Softball - Tuesday
The Lady Lions middle school group competed in Dixon on Tuesday night. The Lady Bulldogs bats were on fire as they won the first game of the night 19-3 in four innings.
The Lady Lions were quiet in the first half of the first inning, but the Dixon girls were able to get a lead they would not give up of seven runs in the bottom of the inning. Dixon led 7-0 after the innings. The Lady Bulldogs once again were able to out score the Lady Lions 5-0 in the second inning extending their lead to 12-0. Dixon scored seven more inning in the third to lead 19-0 after three innings. The Lady Lions were able to score in the final inning, but fell to the Lady Bulldogs 19-3.
Iberia Lady Rangers vs Dixon Lady Diamond 6th Grade Softball - Tuesday
The Lady Rangers won the game 17-5 with a strong hitting game.
The Lady Rangers opened the game with seven runs in the top of the first inning. Dixon was able to respond with three of their own runs. The Lady Rangers led the game 7-3 after the first inning. The Dixon Lady Diamonds added another run in the bottom of the second inning to make the score 7-4 after two innings.
The Lady Rangers added three more runs in the top of the third to lead the game 10-4 after the inning. The Iberia girls scored five more runs in the top of the fourth inning to increase their lead to 15-4. The Rangers score two more runs in the fifth inning to the Lady Diamonds one. Iberia won the game 17-5.