Lady Cats Double Last Year’s Win Total
How improved is the Paris Lady Cats softball team? It took just two weeks to double last season’s win total. The Lady Cats (2-6) picked up a pair of wins in the Pittsburg tournament and try for more victories beginning Thursday in a tournament at Cooper.
- Paris 14, Union Grove 10. The Lady Cats opened the tournament with their first win of the season. Winning pitcher Alaka Walters had 4 RBI and a home run. Brittnee’ Johnson went 3-for-3 to lead the 16-hit attack. Marley Walters, TayTay Williams, Cheyenne Greenlee, and Molly Jenkins, and Alaka Walters each collected 2 hits. Union Grove bounced back from the loss to defeat host Pittsburg.
- Pittsburg 15, Paris 4. Alaka Walters and Greenlee each had a pair of hits. The Lady Cats closed to within 6-4 of their district rivals in the second inning, but the Lady Pirates put it away with 2 runs in the bottom of the second and 7 in the third.
- Paris 13, Pittsburg JV 11. Taylor Helm was the leading hitter, going 2-for-2 with a double and 3 RBI. Alaka Walters, Williams, and Greenlee each had 2 RBI.
- Rivercrest 16, Paris 1. No other details available.
- Daingerfield 12, Paris 11. Ezaria Harris and Alaka Walters each managed a pair of hits including a double each, and Tycora Easter collected 3 RBI.