The Reagan County Lady Owls took second place over the weekend during their 2019 Reagan County Tournament.
The team notched wins over Miles, McCamey, Forsan and Fort Stockton while only dropping one game to Early.
The tournament began on Thursday with Reagan County facing a very good Early team.
The Lady Owls could only muster four hits in the contest which they dropped 13-1.
Yulissa Balderas, Brooklyn Hurt and Alexandra Rey each notched a hit for the team. Rey accounted for the team’s only RBI when she drove Hurt home to score.
The team brushed off their tournament opening loss and came back with a 9-4 win over Miles.
Yulissa Balderas took the win on the mound for the Lady Owls allowing four runs on four hits while striking out seven.
The Lady Owls’ bats were alive in the contest with 11 total hits for the team.
Kaylee Vargas, Nivea Goodloe and Shyan Darr each had two hits in the game.
Andrea Cervantes and Brooklyn Hurt each notched doubles while both of Nivea Goodloe’s hits went for two bases.
On Friday, the Lady Owls dominated McCamey 12-0.
Balderas spun a gem from the mound with only two hits allowed in four innings. She struck out 10 while allowing one walk.
Offensively, Reagan County had things clicking with 14 total hits for the team. Most of those hits came in the last two innings when the team put up seven runs and five runs respectfully.
Kaylee Vargas, Brooklyn Hurt, Nivea Goodloe, Alexandra Rey and Hannah Cervantes each notched two hits in the game.
On Saturday, the Lady Owls found more resistance in the 5-1 win over Forsan.
The team edged out their five runs on four hits.
Balderas took the win on the mound for the Lady Owls allowing one run on six hits, six walks and four strikeouts.
Forsan struggled to take advantage of their hits and walks stranding eight runners on base in the game.
Hannah Cervantes scored twice to lead the Lady Owls offensively.
The final game of the tournament for Reagan County was an exciting 9-8 win over Fort Stockton.
Reagan County held a 7-3 lead heading into the top of the fourth inning when Fort Stockton’s bats came to life.
Fort Stockton scored five runs on four hits including a bases-loaded home run in their fifth at bat to pull ahead eight to seven.
The Lady Owls were not deterred putting together a string of hits to push across Andrea Cervantes and Nivea Goodloe for the Reagan County victory.
The Lady Owls, fresh off their 2nd place finish in their home tournament, travel to Sonora today to take part in the 4th Annual Stevie Smith Memorial Classic.
The Lady Owls’ pool play is today with three games starting at 9:30 a.m. against Grape Creek, Crane (2 p.m.) and McCamey (3:30 p.m.).
They take Friday off as pool play on the other side of the bracket is settled.
On Saturday, the two pools collide to determine the champion of the tournament.
Good Luck Lady Owls!