FHS Lady Rabbits Win Bi-District Playoff Title

On April 25th, the Forney Lady Rabbit softball team played in a playoff double header vs. Waco University High School. For the record, Forney won both of these games to sweep their best of 3 Bi-District Playoff Series by a count of 2 games to none. So, now, the Lady Rabbits can call themselves Bi-District Playoff Champions.

With these victories, Forney is now 29-2 overall on the season. The team is also currently on an 18-game win streak. Note: These games were played at Waxahachie High School.

The results of these Bi-District Playoff games are as follows.

Game 1: Forney 11 Waco University 0 in 5 innings

Game 2: Forney 19 Waco University 1 in 5 innings

 

Game 1: Forney 11 Waco University 0 in 5 innings.

Overall, in this game, Forney scored 5 runs in the first inning, 2 in the third, and 4 in the 5th. Note: This game was called after the 5th inning due to UIL Rin Rule.

RBI’s in this game for Forney were produced by Trinity Cannon (3 Run Homer to Left in the 1st and Solo Homer to Center in the 3rd), Vanessa Hollingsworth (Solo Inside the Park Home Run in the 1st), Kyler Sanders (RBI Sacrifice Fly to Right in the 1st and RBI Double to Center in the 3rd), and Calleigh Cross ( 3 Run Homer to Center in the 5th). Also, Vanessa Hollingsworth scored an additional run in this game via a Waco University error in the 5th inning.

In the pitching circle, Savanna DesRochers tossed a no hitter while striking out 8 and walking 2.

Game 2: Forney 19 Waco University 1 in 5 innings

Overall, in this game, Forney scored 6 runs in the first inning, 9 in the second, and 4 in the fourth. Note: This game was called after the 5th inning due to the UIL Run Rule.

RBI’s in this game for Forney were produced by Savanna DesRochers (RBI Double to Center in the 1st and a 2 Run Homer to Right in the 2nd), Sadie Hewitt (3 Run Homer to Center in the 1st), Lexi Brown (RBI Double to Right in the 1st and a RBI Bases Loaded Walk in the 2nd), Calleigh Cross (Inside the Park Grand Slam Homer to Center in the 2nd), Vanessa Hollingsworth (RBI Single to Right in the 2nd and RBI Infield Single in the 4th), Hannah Holdbrook (RBI Triple to Center in the 4th), Trinity Cannon (RBI Bunt Single in the 4th), and Charlie Hale (RBI Infield Single in the 4th).

Also, Hannah Holdbrook and Vanessa Hollingsworth scored additional runs in this game via a Waco University error in the 1st and a steal of home in the 2nd respectively.
In the pitching circle, Lexi Brown and Georgia Robinson combined to surrender just 1 run on 1 with 7 strike outs and 2 walks.

Now, with the Bi-District Playoff Trophy in hand, the Lady Rabbits are moving on in the playoffs. This Just In: Forney will play Texarkana Texas High in the Area Playoff Round. Texas High won a one game Bi-District Playoff on Friday, April 26. Texas High defeated Jacksonville High School by a count of 10-3 to advance in the playoffs.

 

 

Michael Morrill

Sports Director

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