Three high school softball teams in UIL 4A are moving on to the regional quarterfinals, Alice, Calallen and Tuloso-Midway.
Alice shutout Devine in game two 8-0. Pitcher Ava Hernandez threw a complete game shutout while only allowing 2 hits and striking out 12 batters and walking 1.
Gabriella Chapa led the Lady Coyotes by driving in 4 runs going 2-for-3 at the plate. Chapa hit a 3-run homer in the third inning and a home run in the fourth frame. Hernandez also hit a dinger in the fourth inning.
Tuloso-Midway held of Floresville in game two 6-4. The Cherokess trailed 4-3 in the top of the seventh inning when Clarissa Valdez singled on a 2-1 count to score 2 runs. Valdez was credited with the victory on the mound. She pitched 7 innings only allowing 4 runs on 6 hits.
Calallen cruised past Sinton 11-1 in game two thanks to 7 runs batted in from freshman Audryna Almaraz. She drove in a sac-fly in the first inning, a grand slam in the third and a double in the fourth. The Lady Cats totaled 9 hits on the day.
Ryanna Rodela earned the win on thee bump. The hurlder lasted 5 innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run while striking out 5 batters.
Calallen will face district rivals, Tuloso-Midway in the UIL 4A regional quarterfinals.
so glad we got the win today this was definitely a team effort and everyone contributed❤️❤️ @TulosoMidwayISD @reycastillo361 @LarissaLiska @ChrisThomasson7 @KRIS6sports @kris_oneal @CoachMariaWinn @TMcherokeeSB https://t.co/6LNNjCASnE— Clarissa Valdez (@clarissa_15064) May 6, 2023
The @AliceSoftball are your UIL 4A Area Champions after defeating Devine in game two 8-0. #KRIS6Sports pic.twitter.com/q1RPzO4KOG— Larissa Liska (@LarissaLiska) May 6, 2023