The Tolar Lady Rattlers’ softball season came to an end recently with a 9-2 loss at Whitney.
The Lady Rattlers (6-14, 2-8 in District 10-2A) led 2-1 after four innings before Whitney scored three runs in the fifth.
Tolar managed a single hit in the contest, a two-run single by Katie Keith. She was also hit by a pitch.
“The season ended too soon,” said Tolar coach Christy Collie.… Read the rest
The Tolar Rattlers had their 10th baseball victory of the season in their grasp Friday.
Then they played the seventh – and the eighth – innings.
Godley rallied for a run in the top of the seventh, then scored three in the eighth for a 7-4 win over the Rattlers.
Dakota Endsley doubled for Tolar, while Alec Elder drove in two runs.… Read the rest
Even without one of their top performers, the Tolar Rattlers continued their track dominance Wednesday, easily winning the Area 9/-10 2A Meet in Boyd.
The Tolar boys have now gone two years without losing an invitational, district or area meet in which they fielded a complete team. They were second when sending a partial team to the prestigious Texas Relays.
The Rattlers, who scored 121 points Wednesday, qualified 11 athletes for the Region II Meet at Tarleton State University in Stephenville April 25-26.… Read the rest
The Tolar Rattlers’ final hopes at a postseason berth were dashed Tuesday with an 11-3 home loss to Whitney.
The loss dropped the Rattlers to 9-9 overall and to 1-7 in District 10-2A.
The Rattlers hurt themselves greatly by committing a half dozen errors.
Cade Brown led the Tolar offense by collecting two of the team’s three hits. Dakota Endsley drove in two of their three runs.… Read the rest
Visiting Maypearl jumped out to a big lead early and went on to post a 15-4 District 10-2A softball victory over Tolar Friday.
Maypearl took a 9-0 after batting in the top of the first inning. They built the advantage to 10-0 before the Lady Rattlers got on the board.
Caitlyn Hall and Katie Keith each had two of the Lady Rattlers’ hits.… Read the rest
With both starting pitchers out sick, the Tolar Rattlers’ return home was not a ceremonious one, falling 17-4 to Maypearl.
The Rattlers (9-9 overall) fell to 1-6 in District 10-2A. They are clinging to slim playoff hopes, but must win their final three games at home to have any chance.
“We will have everyone back healthy (last night against Whitney). We will need to win out to have a shot,” said Tolar coach Darrell Hogan.… Read the rest
The Tolar Rattlers wrapped up a five-game road stretch with a 14-8 loss at Grandview Tuesday.
The loss, the Rattlers’ fourth in the stretch, dropped Tolar (9-8 overall) to 1-5 in District 10-2A.
“The district decides the schedule,” is all Tolar coach Darrell Hogan said about the grueling stretch of games.
The Rattlers now finish the regular season with four straight at home, starting last night against Maypearl.… Read the rest
The Tolar Lady Rattlers’ postseason softball hopes came to an end Tuesday night with a 10-0 loss at Grandview.
The Lady Rattlers (6-12 overall) slipped to 2-6 in District 10-2A with two games to play, including last night’s home finale’ against Maypearl.
“Tonight’s game was a must-win, and it just didn’t fall our way,” said Tolar coach Christy Collie.
Hannah Lee managed the lone hit for Tolar, a triple.… Read the rest
Next season the Tolar track program will be moving to a new district and classification.
It’s a good bet the rest of District 10-2A won’t be complaining.
For a fourth consecutive year a Tolar team won district, this time the Rattlers as they scored 185 points to easily outdistance runner-up Whitney with 136.
The Lady Rattlers were fourth in their division, scoring 98 points.… Read the rest