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Softball roundup: McDowell leads Foster past Lamar with 5 RBIs

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Foster's shortstop Ella McDowell throws the ball to first base. 

District 20-6A

George Ranch 7, Dulles 2

Fighting hard, the Longhorns were victorious over Dulles. Seleste Compian, Mariah Garner, Jessica Johnston and Kyleigh Smith helped batting .667 a piece while Kate Dolan led the pack batting 1.000. Zaria Turner pitched a full game with 11 strikeouts.

Travis 14, Ridge Point 3

The Lady Tigers’ picked up a huge win at home against Ridge Point on Friday. Ariel Kowalewski was 4-for-4 with two runs scored, a double and five RBIs. Rachel Ybarra, Kennedy Clark and Riley Westmoreland each collected two hits. Clark drove in three runs while Ashley Rojas earned three walks.

Ybarra allowed three unearned runs on five hits over six innings, she struck out three and walked three.

Blane Simmons went 2-for-2 at the plate for Ridge Point. Reagan Green hit a double and drove in two runs. Alliana Bryant (4.0 IP) and Malyn Simmons (1.2 IP) combined to allow 11 earned runs on 10 hits over 5 2/3 innings, striking out four and walking five.

Ridge Point (14-7, 5-2) will travel to Clements on Tuesday. Travis (6-1) will travel to Austin on Tuesday.

Austin 4, Elkins 3

Tiana McFarland led off the bottom of the sixth inning with a triple folowed by a sacrifice fly by Zoey Zamora to help Austin beat Elkins on Friday night.

Angelina Leal was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a home run, while striking out 12 and walking one over seven innings. Leal allowed three earned runs on five hits.

Elkins’ Jenna Tansiongco was 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Deija Russell, Megan Tansiongco and Viviana Vargas each hit a double. Jenna Tansiongco allowed three earned runs on two hits over 4 2/3 innings. Austin (10-8, 4-3) will host Travis on Tuesday. Elkins (6-12, 3-4) will travel to George Ranch on Tuesday.

District 24-5A

Foster 11, Lamar Cons. 1

The Lady Falcons scored early and often in a win at Lamar Consolidated on Saturday.

Foster’s Mickayla Tosch and Ella McDowell each earned two hits. McDowell hit a double, a home run while scoring three runs and driving in five runs. Emily Naiver earned three walks and scored three runs. Alina Satcher hit a triple.

Shenita Tucker was 2-for-3 at the plate while Kylie Brooks scored one run, a hit and walked once.

Holly Lock allowed 10 earned runs on eight hits over five innings, striking out eight and walking nine.

Lamar Consolidated (6-12, 4-3) travels to Kemper on Tuesday. Foster (20-3, 7-0) will host Fulshear on Tuesday.

Fulshear 17, Marshall 0

The Chargers needed only nine hits to score 17 runs on Saturday in a home game against Marshall. Fulshear collected five walks and two hit-by-pitches but the Chargers were helped by eight errors by the Lady Buffaloes.

Alanna Routte was 2-for-2 with three RBIs for Fulshear. Kendall Loggins and Megan Smith each hit a double while Kendall Lippold and Alanna Routte each hit a triple.

Blayre Meadows (1.0 IP) and Alanna Routte (2.0 IP) combined to allow one hit over three innings, while striking out nine and walking none.

Fulshear (8-6, 5-2) will travel to Foster on Tuesday.

Fulshear 10, Terry 3

Elizabeth Baylor and Emma Hagemann each hit a home run and both scored three times in the Chargers’ home win over Terry on Friday night. Caitlin Smith scored two runs and drove in three runs. Sydnee Faila hit two triples.

Nicole Bodeux (1.1 IP), Caitlin Smith (4.2 IP) and Alanna Routte (1.0 IP) combined to allow one hit over seven innings, striking out six and walked two.

Savannah Medina had the Lady Rangers’ only hit. Giselle Villarreal and Destiny Cardona earned walks.

Terry (11-11, 1-4) will travel to Marshall on Tuesday.

Angleton 17, Kempner 1

Lady Cougars’ Gabby Gonzales and Alyssa Medrano each hit a double in a loss to Angleton on Saturday. Medrano stole two bases and scored one run. Kempner (11-9, 3-3) will host Lamar Consolidated on Tuesday.

Hightower 18, Willowridge 7

The Lady Hurricanes earned a win at Willowridge on Saturday behind a 5-for-5 day for Montia Cuba. Cuba scored five runs, hitting a double and driving in three runs. Bailey Gray was 4-for-5 with four runs scored, four RBIs and three doubles. Anysia Rincon was 2-for-4 with fourn runs driven in.

Zoe Gilmore allowed three earned runs on five hits over six innings, striking out eight and walking two.

Foster 6, Angleton 1

The Lady Falcons trailed early at Angleton but Foster rallied to score six runs over the final four innings. Kylie Stamper and Ella McDowell each collected three hits. McDowell was 3-for-4 with three runs scored, two RBI, two triples and a double.

Madison King drove in two runs with a double.

Foster’s starting pitcher Peyton Welker allowed one earned run on seven hits while striking out six and walked one on 104 pitches including 70 strikes.

Lamar Cons. 19, Marshall 1

The Lady Mustangs allowed one run to Marshall to start Friday’s game in Rosenberg but it was all Lamar Consolidated after that. Lamar scored 15 runs in the first inning en route to a run-rule shortened game.

The Lady Mustangs’ top three hitters, Shenita Tucker, Holly Lock and Hope Lock, each scored three runs. Elaina Rosilez drove in three runs while Rachel Mey collected three hits, including two doubles. Shenita Tucker stole five bases and walked twice. Holly and Hope Lock each stole two bases.

Mey allowed one unearned run on three hits over three innings, while striking out six and walking none.

Kempner 22, Willowridge 2

The Lady Cougars collected 23 hits including nine extra-base hits Kirsten Williams went 5-for-5 with three run scored and four RBIs. Lauren Hatch 3-for-4 with four runs scored, four RBIs, two triples and a double. Kori Vazquez drove in four runs.

Gabby Gonzales allowed two earned runs on three hits over five innings, striking out nine and walked two.

District 25-4A

Sweeny 5, Needville 4

The Lady Jays gave up four runs over the final two innings of Friday’s game at Sweeny to lose Needville’s district contest.

In the bottom of the sixth inning, Faith Engelhardt led off with a home run for Sweeny. Back-to-back errors allowed Brianna Strother’s score to pull the Lady Bulldogs one run closer.

Sweeny loaded the bases in the seventh inning with no outs and Lady Jays’ pitcher Abby House nearly escaped the jam with a pop-out and a ground-out to third base. But Karli Glaze finished the game with a double to left field to score two runs.

House was 3-for-3 at the plate with a walk. Celeste Aguilar was 2-for-3 with a run scored. Fayth Hoover drove in two runs. Needville left nine runners on base.

Needville (15-3, 3-1) will host Bay City on Tuesday.

Columbia 17, Stafford 0

The Lady Spartans were limited to one hit on Friday at home against Columbia. Arisa Lemelle collected the hit for Stafford. The Lady Spartans’ starting pitcher allowed nine earned runs on 17 hits over four innings, striking out four and walked one.

Stafford (6-5, 1-3) will travel to Needville on Thursday.

District 24-3A

East Bernard 16, Boling 0

The Brahmarettes scored nine runs in the top of the sixth inning to finish off rival Boling on the road Friday night.

East Bernard hit six extra-base hits including three from Megan Gasch. Brahmarettes pitcher Lexie Warncke scattered two hits while striking out 15 and walking none over six innings, throwing 53 strikes over 73 pitches.

Gasch, Bailey Leopold, Megan Gasch and Peyton McGuire each collected three hits. Warncke, Gasch and McGuire each drove in three runs while Gasch scored three runs.

East Bernard (15-4, 5-0) will have hosted Danbury on Monday.


Cuero 7, Brazos 5

Makinzy Kneip stole four bases and hit a triple in a loss to Cuero on Friday night in Wallis. Kneip and Kirby Richardson each collected two hits. Kneip scored two runs while Richardson drove in two runs.

Brazos starting pitcher Meagan Demny allowed four earned runs on seven hits over three innings. Paige Demny pitched four innings in relief, allowing one unearned run on two hits over four innings.

Follow Fort Bend Herald sports editor Ryan Dunsmore on Twitter at @duns_more for game updates. Follow the Herald sports department on Twitter at @fbheraldsports, Facebook and Instagram at Fort Bend Herald Sports. 

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