Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

Local Sports

April 11, 2013

Lady Rams complete sweep of Lady Frogs

By TONY EIERDAM

LAKE WORTH – Reagan Patterson drove in four runs and Bethany Allen added a pair of RBI to lead the Mineral Wells Lady Rams to a 13-3 victory over Lake Worth here Tuesday night in a District 6-3A contest.

The Lady Rams were supposed to continue 6-3A play at home on Friday against Diamond Hill. However, rain postponed the district track meet to Thursday and Friday which as a result moved the district softball games to Saturday.

But the start time was not set at press time. Check www.mineralwellsindex.com for the Saturday start time.

The Lady Rams took advantage of seven walks and two hit batters to score 13 runs in the first two innings in a contest stopped by run rule after the fifth inning.

Kelsey Keeton started in the circle for MWHS, allowing no earned runs on three hits with a walk and three strikeouts in two innings.

The Lady Rams welcomed back Allie Stephens to the circle for the first time since before district play began. Stephens pitched the final three innings, giving up no earned runs on one hit with three walks and five strikeouts.

Lady Rams head coach David Tarver said everyone got to play, and that some players switched positions after the second inning.

“Allie looked good for her first time back,” Tarver said. “She had not pitched  since our tournament in early March.

“She had a little rust, which was to be expected, but she was not wild. When she missed a pitch, she was missing around the strike zone and did a good job.

“But the biggest thing we got out of this game was in the last three innings everyone got to play, and no starter played her regular position. It was a lot of fun, especially when Sydney (Shelstead) got a base hit.

“(Regular starting second baseman) Chandler (Ortiz) also made a diving catch in center field and threw for a double play after the catch.

“The girls had a good time.”

Tarver said his team is not looking ahead at next week’s district-ending games with Springtown and Kennedale, the latter which could be for a share of the district championship.

“I like where we are at right now, and I am happy to see the girls came in and took care of business,” he said. “If we beat Diamond Hill we will clinch a playoff spot.”

Lake Worth walked the first three batters of the game. Keeton drove in Allen on a fielder’s choice, and Patterson scored for a 2-0 lead after Stephens drove her in with a single.

However, Lake Worth matched the run total with two unearned runs in the bottom of the first to knot the contest at 2-2.

The Lady Rams scored 11 runs in the second inning to increase the lead to 13-2.

Patterson swatted a pair of hits in the frame including a single that drove in a run and a three-run double down the right-field line.

Allen recorded two RBI in the inning on a double to left and when she walked with the bases loaded.

Ortiz (single), Keeton (single), Makayla Nance (walk with bases loaded) and Tabby Santibanez (hit by pitch with bases loaded) each drove in a run in the second.

Lake Worth closed the scoring with an unearned run in the fifth inning.

 

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • Braxton pitch Kenn.JPG How sweet it is

    The Mineral Wells Rams have climbed another mountain. After besting Kennedale for the first time in over a decade on their home field in the last week of March, the Rams (16-10, 7-2) swept their season series with the vaunted Wildcats, earning a 6-2 win in front of a home crowd, Friday night, to once again put themselves alone atop the District 6-3A standings with one game left to play. 

    April 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • Allie Kenn.JPG Kennedale edges out Lady Rams, 3-0, on senior night

    The Lady Rams wanted this one. Bad. But despite a brilliant defensive effort that kept the game locked at 1-0 until the final frame, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams found themselves so close, yet so far away from a district championship, falling to the second-ranked team in the state, the Kennedale Wildcats, for the second time this year, 3-0, Friday night.

    April 20, 2014 4 Photos

  • Kennedale edges out Lady Rams, 3-0, on senior night

    Despite a brilliant defensive effort that kept the game locked at 1-0 until the final frame, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams found themselves so close, yet so far away, falling to the second-ranked team in the state, the Kennedale Wildcats, for the second time this year, 3-0, Friday night.

    April 18, 2014

  • How sweet it is

    The Mineral Wells Rams have climbed another mountain.

    April 18, 2014

  • Martinez cross.JPG Safe, but not home yet

    "Physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come... Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity." – 1 Timothy 4:6 and 12.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • 13 Rams, Lady Rams advance to regionals after solid Area Track Meet

    SPRINGTOWN – Track and Field season marches on for the Rams and Lady Rams of Mineral Wells High School, who will send 13 athletes to the Regional Track Meet in Lubbock, April 25-26, after a strong showing at the District 5 and 6-3A Area Track Meet in Springtown, Wednesday.

    April 18, 2014

  • Allie Springtown.JPG Get your brooms out

    SPRINGTOWN – Nobody said it would be easy. But despite an energized opponent and a rowdy hometown crowd that lived up to its reputation, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams (24-6, 8-1) made the best of their long-awaited final trip to Springtown and beat the rival Lady Porcupines, 16-5, on senior night, Tuesday.

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Bullock pitch.JPG Prickly setback

    SPRINGTOWN – Three days before a colossal rematch for first place in District 6-3A with Kennedale, the Mineral Wells Rams (15-10, 6-2) got a resounding punch in the gut from their area rivals.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Area baseball, softball: Santo Wildcats begin push for first, Perrin Lady Pirates clinch third place

    As the window of the regular season creeps ever closer to an end, teams all across the state are making the final push for the playoffs with a lucky few in hopes of improving their final playoff seed. Locally, the Santo Wildcats (9-6, 8-3) of the baseball diamond and Perrin-Whitt Lady Pirates (12-7, 6-4) softball team are no exception.

    April 16, 2014

  • Santo, Perrin send 58 to Area Track Meet

    SANTO – The Santo Wildcats hosted the District 11-1A Track Meet last Thursday with great results for local thinclads. 

     

    April 16, 2014

Featured Ads
Mineral Wells Index


Click on a photo to visit our SmugMug page

Front page
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Must Read