BOWIE — The Bangs Lady Dragons posted a 6-0 record Thursday and Saturday to earn the championship at the Bowie softball tournament. Bangs defeated Archer City (3-2), Fort Worth Christian (5-1), Bowie (6-5), Perrin-Whitt (9-3), Decatur (5-0) and Paradise (10-1).
Against Paradise, Bangs tallied two runs in the second inning, three in the fifth and five in the sixth.
Kenedi Deal and Erin Anderson both finished with a pair of doubles and three RBIs.
Anderson pitched six innings and gave up one run on four hits with nine strikeouts.
Against Decatur, the Lady Dragons scored once in the third and seventh innings and three times in the sixth.
Anderson tripled and drove in two, Raelee Francois added two hits and an RBI and Taylor Malett singled and recorded an RBI.
In the circle, Anderson gave up three hits, struck out four and walked one.
Versus Perrin-Whitt, Bangs opened with a five-run first and added single runs in the second and fourth, along with two runs in the third inning.
Haley Pitts and Vanessa Perez both doubled, tripled and drove in two RBIs.
Anderson worked 2.1 perfect innings with four strikeouts. Brianna Zapata pitched 2.2 innings and gave up two earned runs on one hit with two strikeouts and two walks.
In Thursday action, Bangs’ win over Archer City featured three runs in the bottom of the sixth that allowed the Lady Dragons to erase a two-run deficit.
Pitts doubled and collected two RBIs, Anderson finished with a hit and an RBI and Malett recorded two hits.
In the circle, Anderson tossed all seven innings and surrendered two runs on six hits with eight strikeouts.
Versus Fort Worth Christian, the Lady Dragons scored twice in the first and third innings and added a solo run in the fifth.
Malett led the charge with three hits and three runs scored.
Anderson gave up one run on seven hits with six strikeouts and two walks while tossing a complete game.
Against host Bowie, the Lady Dragons trailed 3-1 after three innings, pulled even in the fourth, fell behind 5-4 in the top of the sixth and scored twice in the bottom half to notch the victory.
Kynedi Bradley’s three hits and an RBI sparked the offense while Malett added two hits and Francois and Michaela Light also drove in runs.
In the circle, Anderson yielded three earned runs on 11 hits with four strikeouts in seven innings of work.
Bangs was slated to face Eastland Monday and Clyde today, weather permitting.