The Bulldogs defense showed up in the home half of the fifth when the leadoff batter walked, Underwood struck out the next batter, and then induced a 6-4-3 double play from the Gray boys in the middle to silence the scoring threat.
Corsicana 3, Lindale 1
The Tiger seniors dominated on Senior Night as the Tigers avenged an earlier loss to Lindale and put themselves in a spot to win the District 16-4A title with a dramatic come from behind win, scoring once in the fifth and twice in the sixth.
Freshman Chelsea Vanidiver, who drove in a run in the fifth after Katy Andrews led off with a triple, put Lindale away in the seventh to go the distance. She gave up two hits and struck out four. The seniors took over in the bottom of the sixth. Sidney Kirk led off with a double and scored on Mckala Goodwin’s grounder. Goodwin scored on Ashley Spence’s double.
Kirk went 2 for 3, scored a run and stole a base. Vandiver and Spence both went 1 for 3 with an RBI and Andrews went 1 for 2 with a triple and scored. Skylar Kirk, Carly Cates and Jourdan Bruce all went 1 for 3 for the Tigers.
Frost sweeps Covington, 15-0, 20-0.
The Lady Polar Bears (12-1 and -1 in district) had two more one-sided games as they closed in on a district title. They can win the title with a win in Itasca Friday.
Jae Moore won both games Tuesday to improve to 12-1. Moore went 3 for 3 with a double and two RBI’s in the second game.
Hillaree Schwartz went 3 for 3 with a double, triple and drove in five runs in the opener and Jennifer Andrews went 2 for 2 and scored twice while Kaycee Bowling went 2 for 3 wit a double and 2 RBI’s and Cheyenne Pack went 1 for 2 with 2 RBI’s in the opener. Karlie Scott went 2 for 3 with a double and 3 RBI’s and Bowling went 2 for 3 with a home run, and drove in four runs and scored three times in the second game.