HOWE — The Lady Bulldogs put on an offensive clinic in their 14-7 District 10-3A win against Whitewright on Tuesday, March 13.
Howe starter Torrey Stubblefied started the game off strong for the Lady Bulldogs, only giving up one run off three hits in the top the first.
The Lady Bulldogs brought the bats in the bottom of the first, scoring four runs off two hits — Erin Blackburn cracked a deep solo homer to left center. Howe took control of the game with a 4-1 lead.
Both teams were kept quiet in the in the second inning — Whitewright broke the ice in the top of the third, scoring three runs and tying the game at four.
The Lady Bulldogs were held scoreless until the fourth inning, scoring one off a monstrous Peyton Streetman solo shot over the left field fence. Whitewright scored three runs of its own in the fourth off three hits, taking a 7-5 lead.
Unfortunately for Whitewright, those were the last runs they scored as Howe proceeded to take complete control after a three-run fifth inning that saw them take a 8-7 lead. The Lady Bulldogs built on that lead in the sixth inning, scoring six runs off seven hits and winning the game by mercy rule.
Blackburn went 4-for-5 with a homer and three RBI, Streetman wrapped things up going 2-for-5 with a homer and three RBI, Madison Mosier was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs, Chloe Loftice was 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs and Kacie Morgan was 2-for-3 and walked twice.
The Lady Bulldogs are off until playing Farmersville in district action on Tuesday, March 20.