AHS Ladycats at Nolan Catholic;
Varsity, 6:30 p.m.
JV, 5 p.m.
9th, 5 p.m.
Rhylie Makawe and Megan Mason each swatted a home run to lead the Aledo Ladycats to a 12-2 victory over Byron Nelson Thursday night in game one of a best-of-3 area championship softball series at the AHS softball field.
Lauren Craine got the win in the circle for AHS, limiting the high-scoring Lady Bobcats to six hits.
The Ladycats scored three runs in first and added six in the second. Three of the runs in the second inning came on a three-RBI triple by Tori Gore.
Makawe and Mason's blasts occurred in the Ladycats' three-run third inning.
Craine retired three of four batters in the top of the fifth as the game was called on run rule.
Game two will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 2 at Byron Nelson High School.