FALLS CITY – The Lady Eagles traveled to Falls City to face their eight-year district rival for the last time (realignment)—the Falls City Beaverrettes.
With the district title on the wing tips of the Lady Eagles, they knew Falls City would put up a good fight.
The Lady Eagles were triumphant with the score of 6-1 and won the district title with a record of 11 wins and 1 loss.
In the top half of the first inning the Lady Eagles first baseman Toni Martinez hit a double to center field, followed by a short single by Jamie Wilson.
The Lady Eagles were unable to push the run across the plate, leaving two base runners stranded.
The Lady Bevearettes scored one run in the bottom half of the first, making the score 0-1.
This would be all the Lady Eagle defense would surrender to Falls City.
In the top half of the third inning the Lady Eagles tied the game up on a single by Taylor Perez.
With Perez moving to second on a pass ball, Kasye McCool ripped a long single to left center to score Perez from second.
Lady Eagle pitcher Jamie Wilson continued to hold Falls City off the base path and out of home plate, giving up just five hits in the seven innings of play.
Woodsboro scored two runs in the top half of the fourth inning.
Madalynn Nixon started a two-out rally with a single, followed by a pass ball to move Nixon to second base.
With runner in scoring position, Perez collected her first RBI of the night on a single to center field.
Martinez then followed with her second double to push courtesy runner Hallie Martinez to third base.
With runners in scoring position, McCool ripped a short single to left field, scoring H. Martinez from third and making the score 3-1.
The Lady Eagles continued to play good defensively.
In the top half of the seventh, the score still 3-1, and the Lady Eagles scored three more runs.
Wilson led off the seventh inning with a stand up double, and courtesy runner Analisa Arriaga, moved to third on a pass ball.
Hannah Niemann hit an RBI single to right field, scoring Arriaga from third.
Anna Vega got a free ticket to first base, with runners in scoring position, and Rachel Blaschke punched her RBI card with a single to left field to plate Vega.
With two outs and runners in scoring position, Perez singled to collect her second RBI of the night, scoring Vega from second base.
With the score now 6-1, pitcher Jamie Wilson bowed up and finished what she started.
Wilson struck out the side on just 10 pitches to bring home the victory and secure the Lady Eagles’ District 31-A championship title.
Wilson struck out 14 batters and went 2 for 4 at the plate.
Perez went 3 for 5, 2R, 2RBIs, Toni Martinez went 3-5, 2-2B, McCool was 3-4 with 2 RBIs, Kendall Wendland went 1-4, Niemann was 1-4, 1R, 1RBI, Anna Vega 2-2, 1R, 2BB, Blaschke 1-4, 1RBI, and Madalynn Nixon 1-4, 1R.
Also contributing to the team victory were Taylor Nixon, Karah Lakeman, Shelby Sheffield, Kasten Cisneros and Adriana Vega.
This season’s motto is 6Ws: “Work Will Win When Wishing Won’t.”
The Lady Eagles’ next game will be a warm up game before the state playoffs begin.
Thank you to all the parents, grandparents and fans that have supported Lady Eagle softball.
Orders for softball playoff T-shirts are now on the way. Contact Woodsboro Booster Club President Johnny Lamprecht.