Softball with 4-2 start

By Bailey Terry

Maddi Cumpston/HCC Sports Info - Holly Kelley, Cypress, Texas, pitches the ball during a home game at Fun Valley  against Friends JV on Feb 18.
Maddi Cumpston/HCC Sports Info - Holly Kelley, Cypress, Texas, pitches the ball during a home game at Fun Valley against Friends JV on Feb 18.

The Blue Dragon softball team’s season started on Feb. 11 when they faced Pratt at home and won both games.

Since then, the Dragons have lost to Dodge City in a double-header and swept Friends JV in the double-header.

The Dragons played the Friends JV on Feb. 18 and won. The scores were 12-5 and 9-6.

The first game only lasted five innings due to the run-rule.

Holly Kelley, Cypress, Texas, struck out eight batters and only allowed three hits and walked one.

Kelley threw four shutout innings before her opponents were able to get a hit off.

Hutch averaged two runs per inning besides a five-run third inning.

The Dragons won the game 12-5.

At the bottom of the first inning of game two, the Dragons were behind 0-4.

Hutch remained behind after two full and one half innings.

The Dragons took the lead during the fourth inning, 8-6.

In game two, the Dragons hit a season-high of 13 hits.

The Dragons are scheduled to play Oklahoma Wesleyan University JV in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, on March 2.

Hits: 11

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