Texas High School Softball - Sweeny bounces Episcopal
(April 10, 2012: Bellaire, TX 77401) Fans at Tuesday's non-league test between the Sweeny Bulldogs (Sweeny, TX) and the host Episcopal Knights (Bellaire, TX), observed Sweeny's softball team edge Episcopal by a score of 8-4.
Coming up next, the Bulldogs encounter the Columbia Roughnecks (West Columbia, TX) in a 3A Region IV District 29 test, on Friday, April 13. Sweeny will attempt to improve on its 15-4 season record. The Roughnecks come into the test with a 16-5 record after their 8-1 league win over Palacios (Palacios, TX).
The Knights (2-5) will now prepare for their test against Pope John XXIII (Katy, TX). The Lions come into the non-league test with a 4-2 record.
The Bellaire Episcopal was no match for Sweeny as the Lady Bulldogs increased their record to 14-4 for the season in the non-district contest.
Sweeny scored 1st with a lead-off walk to Ringo in the 2nd followed by a SAC bunt by L. Ashley that allowed Ringo to move from 1st to home after a throwing error.
The Knights would tie the game in their half of the 3rd, but the Lady Bulldogs would increase their lead with 3 runs of their own. Varnado led off with a single followed by a walk to Dannelley. Daugherty 2B in Varnado allowing D. Ashley to plate both Dannelley ant Branch (CR for Daugherty) with a 2 RBI 1B.
In the 5th, Sweeny would once again string together a rally with a leadoff 1B by Tims and a 2B by Karst. D. Ashely would again drive in 2 R's with a 1B scoring Tims and Branch (CR for Karst). D. Ashley would score all the way on her 1B on a throwing error that went all the way to RF. Ringo followed with a 1B allowing L. Ashley to 2B in Ringo.