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. Each also had a double and drove in a run.
In a yeoman effort, Haley Webb drew two walks and stole three bases for the Lady Rattlers.
While the Lady Rattlers (6-13 overall, 2-7 in District 10-2A) committed no errors, they were outhit 17-7.
The Lady Rattlers were closing the season with a game at Whitney last night.
“We are ready to close this chapter and begin preparing for our new one,” said coach Christy Collie.
“Our record isn’t a reflection of how well the girls played this season. All good things must come to an end. We just finished short.”
Maypearl 910 014 0 – 15 17 0
Tolar 000 202 0 – 4 7 0
Tolar pitching – Tatum Newton 0.2 innings, 6 hits, 9 earned runs, 2 walks, 0 strikeouts; Staci Ashley 5.1 innings, 11 hits, 6 earned runs, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts.
Tolar hitting – Katie Keith 2-3, double, RBI; Caitlyn Hall 2-3, double, RBI; Hannah Lee 1-2, walk; Ashley 1-3; Newton 1-3; Kailey Brock hit by pitch; Haley Webb 2 walks; Kayla Bonnell walk.
Tolar record – 6-13, 2-7 in District 10-2A.