KRUM — Lindsay Beutnagel racked up nine strikeouts and threw a complete game shutout to lead Krum to a 2-0 home win over Caddo Mills Monday night.
The Lady Bobcats managed just two hits in the game but capitalized on their limited opportunities. Faith Butler went 1-for-2 with a walk and scored two runs, Abby Seitzinger went 1-for-3 and Beutnagel, Raylee Carey and Lexi Osborne each reached base on a walk.
Krum scored once in the bottom of the first and once in the bottom of the third, and Beutnagel protected the slim lead with a gem in the circle.
The Lady Bobcats improved to 9-8-1 with the win and will open District 8-4A play against Argyle on Friday.
Krum 2, Caddo Mills 0
WP — Lindsay Beutnagel. LP — Lillian Cook. 2B — Caddo Mills: Maci Patterson (2), Rylie Ingram.
Ponder 15, Callisburg 2
PONDER — Ponder used a seven-run third inning to pull away from Callisburg and the Lady Lions never looked back en route to a 12-2 win in District 9-3A play.
Braidyn Burr went all five innings in the circle for Ponder before the game was called due to the run rule. Burr had nine strikeouts and give up just four hits and one earned run while the Lady Lions racked up 15 hits at the plate in an impressive offensive outing.
Kaylee Adler went 2-for-3 with three RBIs and Burr went 3-for-4 with two RBIs to pace the Ponder offensive attack, and Baylie Baumann, Kylee Anderson, Hannah Smith, Sterling Wilkinson and Kaylie Howell added an RBI apiece.
Ponder improved to 13-9-1 on the season and 2-2 in district play with the victory, and the Lady Lions will next play Whitesboro at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Ponder 12, Callisburg 2
WP — Braidyn Burr. LP — Ashtyn Huddleston. 2B — Ponder: Baylie Baumann, Kaylie Howell, Kara Paddock. HR — Kaylee Adler, Braidyn Burr.
Gunter 4, Pilot Point 0
GUNTER — Gunter pulled off an upset in District 9-3A play by knocking off Pilot Point 4-0.
Elizabeth Schroeter went all seven innings in the circle for the Lady Tigers and held the Lady Bearcats to just three hits while racking up 12 strikeouts. Bailey Stewart went 3-for-3 at the plate but no other Pilot Point player managed a hit in the loss.
The Lady Bearcats will look to bounce back at 1 p.m. Saturday against Sadler S&S Consolidated.
Gunter 4, Pilot Point 0
WP — Elizabeth Schroeter. LP — Christine Billmeier. 2B — Gunter: Kaylee Pruitt. 3B — Gunter: Monique Villanueva. HR — Gunter: Hayden Fox.