Texas High School Softball - O'Connell bounces KinkaidMarch 24, 2011: Houston, TX 77024
O'Connell Buccaneers (Galveston, TX) backers exited the stadium thrilled Thursday as they saw their softball squad nip the host Kinkaid Falcons (Houston, TX), 6-1 in a non-league challenge.
The Buccaneers now own a 5-1 record. They take the field next when they host Bay Area Christian for a TAPPS 3A District 6 challenge on Friday, March 25. O'Connell will battle a Broncos squad coming off a 11-1 non-league win over Mount Carmel Academy (Houston, TX). The Broncos record now stands at 9-4.
With the loss, Kinkaid falls to 2-2 on the campaign. The Falcons travel to Fort Bend Baptist (Sugar Land, TX) to battle the Eagles in a non-league challenge on Friday, March 25. The Eagles enter the challenge with a record of 19-7.
O'Connell jumped out to an early lead and played tight defensively. Lanie Robinson pitched a complete game, 4 hitter allowing 1 run and strking out 7.
Once again Katie Delgado led the offense along wiht Amy Hallet and Lanie each having multiple hits.