Softball team is 3rd at B-Spring tourney

March 5, 2013

Lady ‘Stangs at Graham today

The Sweetwater softball team was 4-3 at Big Spring’s recent tournament. Sweetwater (13-8) was third in the Silver bracket, beating Colorado City and Lamesa, plus Westbrook and Jim Ned in pool play.
Against Colorado City, both Suede Shirley and Abby Garcia hit inside-the-park home runs to highlight an 11-6 win, while pitcher Maty Montgomery allowed just one hit in the team’s 6-1 win over Lamesa.
Sweetwater began the tournament at Big Spring by going 2-1 in pool play, beating Westbrook 4-2 and Jim Ned 14-2 while losing to Midland High’s JV 4-3. The bracket wins were sandwiched around losses to Lubbock Cooper (10-1)and Snyder (5-1).
Sweetwater plays its final pre-district game when it goes to Graham today for a 7 p.m. contest. Sweetwater will take a nine-day break before returning to action March 15 when it starts district by hosting Snyder.
POOL PLAY
GAME 1: Sweetwater 4, Westbrook 2
Top hitters: Morgan Gomez scored 1 run; Shaneese Brown SB, scored 1 run; Alyssa Heredia 1B, SB, scored 1 run; Naomi Gonzales 3B, 2 RBI; Megan Holsey 1B; Jerren Villa 1B, scored 1 run; Marissa Mon-cada SB. Pitching: Maty Montgomery 4 innings, 2 runs, 4 hits, 5 strikeouts. Catching: Jerren Villa.
GAME 2: Midland High JV 4, Sweetwater 3
Top hitters: Maty Mont-gomery 1B, 1 RBI; Morgan Gomez 1B, 1B, SB, scored 1 run; Jerren Villa 1B, 1B; Megan Holsey 1B; Shaneese Brown 3B, 1 RBI, scored 1 run; Naomi Gonzales scored 1 run. Pitching: Maty Mont-gomery 4 innings, 4 runs, 4 hits, 5 strikeouts. Catching: Jerren Villa.
GAME 3: Sweetwater 14, Jim Ned 2
Top hitters: Morgan Gomez 1B, 1B, 1B, 2 RBI, SB, scored 3 runs; Maty Montgomery 1B, 1B, 1 RBI; Megan Holsey scored 1 run; Jerren Villa 1 RBI; Lena Lovelady SB, scored 3 runs; Naomi Gonzales 1B, 1B; Alyssa Heredia 3B, 2B, 3 RBI, scored 1 run; Jaya Atkins scored 2 runs; Gabby Fuentes scored 1 run; Sha-neese Brown 1B, scored 1 run; Marissa Moncada scored 2 runs. Pitching: Maty Montgomery 4 inn-ings, 2 runs, 3 hits, 3 strikeouts. Catching: Jerren Villa.
BRACKET PLAY
GAME 1: Sweetwater 11, Colorado City 6
Top hitters: Megan Hol-sey 1B, scored 1 run; Maty Montgomery 1B, 1B; Alyssa Heredia 1B, 2 SB, scored 2 runs; Kelsi Crosson 1B, 1B, SB, 1 RBI, scored 1 run; Shaneese Brown SB, scored 2 runs as a courtesy runner; Kendra Crosson 1B, 1B, scored 1 run; Morgan Gomez 1B, scored 1 run; Suede Shirley HR (inside the park), 2 RBI, scored 2 runs; Abby Garcia HR (in-side the park), 3 RBI. Pitch-ing: Maty Montgomery 7 innings, 6 runs, 6 hits, 6 strikeouts. Catching: Jerren Villa.
GAME 2: Lubbock Cooper 10, Sweetwater 1
Top hitters: Abby Garcia 3B, scored 1 run; Morgan Gomez 1B, 1 RBI; Suede Shirley 1B; Jerren Villa 1B; Maty Montgomery 2B. Pitching: Maty Montgomery 6 innings, 10 runs, 10 hits, 4 strikeouts. Catching: Jerren Villa.
GAME 3: Sweetwater 6, Lamesa 1
Top hitters: Shaneese Brown 2 SB as a courtesy runner, scored 1 run; Alys-sa Heredia 1B, 1 RBI, SB, scored 1 run; Maty Mont-gomery 1B; Kelsi Crosson SB, scored 1 run; Jerren Villa 1B, 1 RBI; Abby Garcia 2B, 1 RBI, scored 1 run; Kendra Crosson scored 1 run; Morgan Gomez scored 1 run; Suede Shirley 1B, SB. Pitching: Maty Montgomery 4 innings, 1 run, 1 hit, 2 strikeouts. Catching: Jaya Atkins. Kelsi Crosson made a top defensive play from left field when she threw out a runner at home to Jaya Atkins.
GAME 4: Snyder 5, Sweetwater 1
Top hitters: Suede Shirley 1B; Abby Garcia 3B, 1B, 1 RBI; Kendra Crosson scored 1 run; Jerren Villa 1B; Alyssa Heredia 1B; Morgan Gom-ez bunt 1B.

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