Gatesville 0 Lady Eagles 15 Salado Lady Eagles hammered Gatesville Lady Hornets 15-0, whacking 15 hits over the span of four innings March 1.
While the Salado Lady Eagles lost two close games to state-ranked opponents last week, falling 2-0 to the #6 Liberty Hill Lady Panthers and 2-1 to the #22 Lampasas Lady Badgers, their loss to the #5 Burnet Lady Bulldogs was not so close on April 21 as Salado went down 9-1 on the road.
Malory Schattle scored the winning run on the road against Taylor April 10 on a sacrifice fly to deep center by Jenna Calder in the sixth inning.
The Burnet Lady Bulldogs held the Lady Eagles to just one run and two hits in their April 2 district game in Salado. Meanwhile, the Lady Bulldogs ratcheted nine hits and scored three runs for the win.
Salado Lady Eagles lost district softball games to two ranked opponents last week: Lampasas and Liberty Hill.
Salado Lady Eagles notched their first district win, beating the Taylor Lady Ducks 6-1 in a home game that was moved to March 23 due to inclement weather.
Salado Lady Eagles start district play this week, following an historic run for the softball program last year that was ended in the regional finals by the Crawford Lady Pirates, who won the 2A state championship for the second time in three years.
SHS 10 10 1 HPHS 5 11 3 Even though they were outhit by Hyde Park, the Salado Lady Eagles took advantage of them to win 10-5 on the road March 3.
Salado Lady Eagles started their softball season with a 4-1 win over Lorena Feb. 17.