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Santa Gertrudis Academy softball advances to the elite eight

Santa Gertrudis Academy softball advances to Regional Finals
Posted at 12:40 AM, May 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-19 01:40:01-04

BEEVILLE, Texas — The Santa Gertrudis Academy Lady Lions are moving on to the UIL 3A Regional Finals after defeating Hallttsville in game two of the fourth round of playoffs 14-12.

SGA got on the board in the first inning scoring 3 runs. Hallettsville tied it right back in the bottom frame.

The big inning for SGA was in the sixth inning when the Lady Lions scored 6 runs, but not before Trinity Silguero hit SGA's lone home run of the game in the fourth inning.

Lexi Ruiz was credited with the victory for SGA. The righty went 5 innings, allowing 5 runs on 5 hits and striking out 5 batters. D'Andre Fernandez threw 2 innings in relief.

The Lady Lions will play the winner of Lyford and Jourdanton in the Regional Finals.