Lady Mustangs lose to Wylie

April 11, 2011

The Lady Mustangs entered Friday's game in a three-way tie, for second place in district, with Big Spring and Snyder. Sweetwater went in 2-3 and Wylie was 1-3. Sweetwater went in tied for second in district with Snyder and Big Spring and beat Wylie 7-6 the first time they played. Snyder beat Big Spring 3-0 on Friday.
Friday's match up started as a hitter's dream when both teams opened up with two run homers.
Cassie Cummings staked Wylie (9-14 overall, 2-3 district) to a two-run lead in the first with her two-run shot that hit a truck just beyond the fence in left.
Sweetwater (2-4 district), however, countered with four runs on seven hits in the bottom of the inning. Kelsi Crosson had an RBI double and scored on Alicia Finn's two-run homer to center field. Kinsey Browning capped the inning with an RBI single.
The Lady Bulldogs sent 11 batters to the plate in a five-run third to go ahead 7-4. Wylie's first four batters had a hit, including an RBI triple by Melyssa Lunsford and an RBI single by Yarbrough. Middleton added an RBI single, and West capped the inning with a two-run double.
Sweetwater cut the lead to 7-5. Taylor McKoy reached on a bunt single in the fifth and took second on a throwing error on the play. She took third when Browning reached on an error, and McKoy scored on Angela Garcia's one-out fielder's choice.
The Lady Mustangs will be off on Monday and Tuesday, but will return to action on Friday.

Wylie 11, Sweetwater 5
Wylie 205 001 3?11 13 2
Sweetwater 400 010 0?5 11 1
Megan McCaslin, Brianna West (2) and Cassie Cummings. Alicia Finn, Taylor McKoy (3), Maty Montgomery (7) and Keyli Turner. W ? West. L ? Finn. 2B ? WHS: West; SHS: Kelsi Crosson; Suede Shirley; 3B ? WHS: Melyssa Lunsford. HR ? WHS: Cummings, Makenley Lunsford; SHS: Finn.
Records ? Wylie 2-3, 9-14; Sweetwater 2-4 district.

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