Willis defeated Conroe 10-4 on the road Tuesday night to wrap up the first half of District 13-6A play.
The Ladykats (11-7, 4-1) scored seven runs in the top of the third inning to pull ahead. Marissa Fletcher was 4 for 4 in the win and tossed a complete game from the circle. She allowed four hits, struck out 11 and walked three while earning two runs. Lindsey Hues was 3 for 5 with three RBIs, and Kaleyana Bankhead was 2 for 5 with two RBIs. Lauren Hues was 2 for 4.
The Lady Tigers (6-11, 0-5) got a home run from leadoff batter Kennedy Powell. Jaylynn Dishongh drove in two runs.
Willis is at The Woodlands at 6:15 p.m. Friday. Conroe hosts Oak Ridge at the same time.
The Woodlands rolls College Park
The Woodlands defeated College Park 19-8 in District 13-6A action Tuesday.
Kiara Wiedenhaupt led the Lady Highlanders (13-11, 3-2) at the plate, going 4 for 5 with two home runs and five RBIs. Haley Mountain was 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs. Hannah Gartner, Kaelyn Zusi and Alannah Leach each had two RBIs, and Kayla Falterman and Gabby Leach each had one.
Saylor Davis pitched four innings, allowing one hit and one earned run. She had five strikeouts.
Kaitlyn Corn had three RBIs to lead the Lady Cavaliers (8-17, 1-4). Jessica Battiste had two RBIs.
The Woodlands hosts Willis at 6:15 p.m. Friday, while College Park is at Grand Oaks at the same time.
Oak Ridge holds off Grand Oaks
Oak Ridge topped rival Grand Oaks 11-9 on Tuesday in District 13-6A play in the first softball edition of the Battle of the Oaks.
The Lady War Eagles (15-4, 5-0) scored three runs in the top of the third inning and were able to hold on to that lead despite comeback efforts from the Grizzlies (12-5, 2-3).
Kaitlynn Martinez was 4 for 5 with an RBI, a double, a triple and three runs scored for Oak Ridge in the leadoff spot. Alyssa Lyons and Morgan Dutton were both 2 for 5 with a home run. Dutton drove in three runs and Lyons drove in two. Ariel Redmond was 3 for 4 with a double.
Grand Oaks was led by two-hit efforts from Savannah and Avery Pemberton. Savannah homered and Avery was one of four Grizzlies to double along with Kourtney Bellinger, Kaetlyn Dunbar and Morgan Yeager.
Oak Ridge is at Conroe at 6:15 p.m. Friday, while Grand Oaks hosts College Park at the same time.
Magnolia West tops Paetow
Magnolia West remained unbeaten in District 19-5A with an 8-1 victory over Katy Paetow on Tuesday.
Toni Tamborello led the Lady Mustangs (20-4, 9-0), allowing six hits and one earned run in a complete game pitching effort. She finished with 12 strikeouts and issued just one walk.
Tamborello also had a double and three RBIs at the plate. Hailey Toney was 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and Haleigh McDonald and Brooklyn Day each drove in a run as well.
Magnolia West is at Bryan Rudder at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Lake Creek powers past Dayton
Ava Brown homered twice as Lake Creek topped Dayton 9-0 in District 20-5A play Tuesday night.
The Lions (26-0, 9-0) held the Broncos to just one hit, which came with two outs in the bottom of the seventh. Emily Kennedy struck out 13 and walked one in six innings of pitching. Brenna Kelly struck out three in one inning of action.
Brown was 2 for 4 and drove in four runs. Jenny Robison was 3 for 3 with a double and an RBI. Kalee Rochinski was 2 for 3 with a double, triple and RBI. Maddie McKee had two hits from the leadoff spot, one of which was a triple.
Lake Creek is at rival Montgomery at 6:15 p.m. Friday.
Plunkett powers New Caney
New Caney completed a season sweep of Montgomery with an 11-0 win in five innings Tuesday night in District 20-5A play.
The Lady Eagles (16-7, 7-2) scored all 11 runs in the fifth inning to force the mercy rule. Erin Plunkett was 3 for 4 with a double, a grand slam and seven RBIs. Plunkett’s 3-run double ended the game. Corigan Beaird and Katie Coogler had two hits apiece. In five innings of pitching, Savannah Youngblood allowed two hits and struck out six.
Montgomery hosts rival Lake Creek at 6:15 p.m. Friday. New Caney is at Kingwood Park at the same time.
Porter falls in extras at Cleveland
Porter lost 7-6 to Cleveland in a nine inning District 20-5A contest Tuesday night.
The Spartans (6-16, 2-7) led 6-4 going into the bottom of the seventh. Cleveland scored twice to tie it, then won the game two innings later when a run scored on a passed ball.
Porter was led by Kyla Heine, who was 3 for 4 from her leadoff spot. Leslie Figueroa was 2 for 4. Makaylee Ellenberger and Valorye Weaver drove in two runs apiece and Christina Jackson had one RBI.
Porter hosts Caney Creek at 6:15 p.m. Friday.
Big inning sinks Splendora
Splendora lost 7-2 to Hamshire-Fannett on Monday in District 21-4A play.
The Ladycats (8-12, 4-4) were even at 1-1 after an inning and led 2-1 after the top of the second before allowing six runs in the bottom of the inning.
Five Splendora batters had a hit apiece in the loss. Brooke Martin doubled.
The Ladycats are at Huffman-Hargrave at 6 p.m. Friday.