Tag: varsity softball

WINNER TAKES ALL: San Benito confident, cautious on one-game playoff vs. Lady Falcs

NEWS Staff Report The pressure’s on for the San Benito Lady ’Hounds as their regional quarterfinals game on Friday is against an old rival, the Los Fresnos Lady Falcons, in a one game, winner takes all clash. But that’s just how the Lady ’Hounds like it. “We know that everything is on the line, that …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Lady ‘Hounds handle Sharyland, Falcons next

NEWS Staff Report Sometimes, it’s better to leave some things unsaid. Especially if they are wrong. After Sharyland made some comments after Game 1 about the Lady ’Hounds’ inability to hit the ball with power, the girls came out with something to prove and did it to the tune of a 13-3, five-inning shellacking of …

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FULL STEAM AHEAD: Lady ’Hounds take Game 1 against Sharyland

NEWS Staff Report MISSION – It was a typical night on the diamond for the San Benito Lady ’Hounds and the result was just about the same, too. Spurred by another solid outing from pitcher Crystal Castillo, the Lady ’Hounds earned a 5-3 victory over Sharyland in Game 1 of their 5A area round best-of-three …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Lady Hounds in 31-5A driver’s seat with big win over Rowe

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS McALLEN — In case anyone needed a reminder, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds wanted to let people know they’re still the team to beat in Valley softball. And on Friday night, McAllen Rowe got the message loud and clear. Behind an early hitting barrage which led to four …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ladies handle PSJA Memorial; winner of Rowe game may decide 31-5A

NEWS Staff Report In what has already shown to be a topsy-turvy District 31-5A softball race, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds got back on track. The girls held a two-run edge before pushing across three more late runs en route to an important 6-1 win over PSJA Memorial at Lady ’Hound Field on Tuesday night. …

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Lady Bobcats find ways to stay ahead in 32-5A

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – Opportunity. It’s a big word that can mean many things. It’s a word that describes a chance to be great. And it most certainly is a word that can characterize what the Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats feel they have this season. Heading into Tuesday night’s …

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Lady ’Cats enter district play on good note

Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – The Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats were too much for Zapata and Lyford as the black and gold ran away with 14-6 and 9-5 victories in recent varsity softball action. The Lady ’Cats scored on 12 runs in the last three innings against the Lady Hawks at Zapata on …

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Lady ’Cats win Fastpitch Classic

The Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats softball team has been on a tear as shown by their latest feat. On March 1, the Lady Bobcats won the championship at the 13th Annual Zapata Lady Hawk Fastpitch Classic. Rio Hondo captured the title by defeating Raymondville in the championship game by a 10-0 score. Landing on the All-Tournament team from Rio Hondo were Julissa Lopez, Most Valuable Player; Jennifer Flores, Miranda Martinez and Samantha Arredondo were each All-Tourney selections. The Lady Bobcats are coached by Brett Esparza.

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Lady ’Hounds blank Rowe to extend win streak

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS Revenge can also be a dish best served HOT. Because that’s exactly how the San Benito Lady ’Hounds are playing softball right now. Spurred by a leadoff inside-the-park home run from Amber Jasso and tremendous pitching from Crystal Castillo, the Lady ’Hounds avenged an earlier loss to McAllen …

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Ladies bouncing back

The San Benito Lady ’Hounds varsity softball team kicked off the 2014 season with a 3-1 record, falling initially to McAllen Memorial by a score of 5-4 at home on Tuesday before winning three straight at the Mission Fastpitch Festival on Friday. San Benito defeated Laredo United, 11-0, and Brownsville Rivera and Porter, 3-0.

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