WHITESBORO–The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs won their class A district slow-pitch softball championship with wins over Eagletown, Smithville and Coleman on Tuesday.
The Lady Bulldogs opened with a 7-4 win over Eagletown before downing Smithville, 4-3, in nine innings and defeating Coleman in the championship game, 5-3.
With the win, Whitesboro advances to next week’s regional tournament at a site to be determined.
In the championship game, the Lady Bulldogs scored all five runs in the third inning while Coleman got its three runs in the sixth.
Breanna Gibson and Lauren Harper were both 2-3 with a double, one RBI and a run scored.
Hope Sisemore went 1-2, Molly Young knocked in two RBI and was 1-3, Abigail Phillips knocked in a run and scored once while going 1-3, Mariah Frederick scored a run and was 1-3, Bailee McConnell went 1-3 and Lexey Branscum scored a run.
In the 7-4 win over Eagletown, Whitesboro scored four times in the first inning, a single run in the third and twice in the fourth.
McConnell went 3-4 and scored twice, Breanna Gibson had a double and was 2-4 with two RBI and a run, Young was2-4 with a RBI, Branscum scored twice and was 1-2, Mariah Frederick was 1-3 and scored a run, Phillips knocked in two runs and scored once while going 1-4 and Amanda Carver knocked in a pair of runs.
Whitesboro’s toughest game was the 4-3 win over Smithville in nine innings. The Lady Bulldogs scored the winning run in the ninth inning.
Branscum was 3-4 with a double and a run scored, McConnell went 3-5 and scored twice, Phillips was 2-5 with two RBI, Frederick had a 2-5 game with one RBI, Harper was 1-4 with a RBI, Gibson went 1-4 with a run scored and Emily Wall was 1-4.