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Pitching dominance, clutch hitting earn Lady Roos Regional Quarterfinal playoff berth

May 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford High School sophomore Kelsey Horton's three-run homer in the sixth inning broke a scoreless affair and helped Weatherford's Lady Roos softball team go on to beat El Paso Hanks, 5-0, Friday in Odessa.

With the win, the Lady Roos advance to the Region I-5A Quarterfinal Playoff Round where they will face Odessa Permian Friday in a one-game series at Wells Field on the campus ofAbilene Christian University beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Senior ace pitcher Jordan Wallace continued her dominance on the mound striking out 19-of-21 El Paso Hanks batters. She now has 36 strikeouts in only 14 playoff innings. Also, she increased her season strikeout total to 334.

Offensively, the Lady Roos had 12 hits against El Paso Hanks. Horton's home run was set up following a single by Ashlyn Wren and Ali Gillard advancing to first after being hit by a pitch.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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