Bangs, Early softball victorious, baseball teams defeated


BANGS — The Bangs Lady Dragons remained undefeated in District 6-2A softball action with a 13-0 victory over Jim Ned Tuesday.

Bangs (11-2-1, 5-0) scored three runs in the first inning, two in the second, five in the third and three in the fourth.

The Lady Dragons tallied 13 hits led by two each from Jaylee Roberts, Erin Anderson, Cheyenne Edwards, Sarah Garcia, Katelin Laird and Kady Kyle. Raelee Francois also contributed a hit.

Roberts also finished with a team-high three RBIs followed by two from Garcia and one each from Francois, Anderson and Laird.

In the circle, Anderson worked all five innings and surrendered only three hits with three strikeouts.


Lady Horns 14, Wall 4

EARLY — The Early Lady Horns cruised past Wall for a 14-4 District 6-2A softball victory Tuesday.

Among the highlights for the Lady Horns (11-7, 4-1) was a two-run home run by Andee Jo Rose and three RBIs from Janae Williams.

Kassidy Allen went the distance in the circle.


No. 7 Wall 15, Longhorns 4

EARLY — The Early Longhorns were dealt their first District 6-2A baseball setback as they dropped a 15-4 decision to the No. 7 Wall Hawks Tuesday night.

Early (9-3-1, 3-1) trailed 6-0 before scoring its first run in the bottom of the third inning, then allowed seven runs in the top of the fourth.

The Longhorns mustered just four hits — by Tres Underwood, J.W. Ledbetter, Stephen Hlis and Nick Alcorta — and committed three errors.

On the mound, Underwood, Christopher Johnston and Cody Jones combined to yield eight hits and nine walks with five strikeouts.


Jim Ned 22, Dragons 9

BANGS — The Bangs Dragons dropped to 2-2 in District 6-2A baseball action and 6-6 for the season with a 22-9 loss to Jim Ned.

The Dragons gave up five runs each in the first, fifth and seventh innings, while committing six errors in the field.

Bangs led 6-5 after one inning, but found itself down 12-7 after it scored again in the bottom of the fourth.

Leading the 12-hit attack for the Dragons was Chane Burton with four followed by J.T. Newton, Tanner Shaw and Chuy Alvarado with two apiece.

Burton also finished with two RBIs while Newton, Shaw, Brayden James, David Wells, Mason Reichenau and Daniel Malett contributed one RBI each.

On the mound, Newton, Malett and Chance Beck combined to give up 13 hits and 11 walks with 11 strikeouts.