FHS Lady Rabbits Sweep Past Joshua to Advance in Playoffs

This past weekend, the Forney Lady Rabbit softball team swept through their Regional Quarter Final Playoff Series vs. Joshua High School by scores of 11-1 and 14-2 respectively.
The Lady Rabbits are now 33-3 overall on the season.
Here is a recap of the Regional Quarter Final Playoff Series.
Game: 1: Forney Lady Rabbits 11 Joshua Lady Owls 1 in 5 innings. @ Rockwall-Heath High School.
Overall, in this game, the Lady Rabbits scored 4 runs in the first inning, 6 in the fourth and 1 in the fifth.
RBI’s in this game for Forney were produced by Savanna DesRochers (RBI Triple to Right in the 1st and a 2 RBI Single to Center in the 4th),
Sadie Hewitt (RBI Double to Left in the 1st), Savannah Hughes (RBI Triple to Left in the 1st and a 2 RBI Triple to Center in the 4th), Kyler Sanders (RBI Single to Center in the 1st), and Kennedy Johnson (RBI Groundout in the 4th and a RBI Single to Center in the 5th).
Also, the Lady Rabbits scored an additional run in this game via a Joshua error in the 4th inning.  Note: This game was called after the 5th inning due to the UIL Run Rule.
In the pitching circle, Savanna DesRochers was dominant as she surrendered just 1 run on 2 hits while striking out 9.
Game 2: Forney Lady Rabbits 14 Joshua Lady Owls 2 in 5 innings.
Overall, in this game, Forney scored 4 runs in the first inning, 2 in the second, 8 in the fourth on their way to ultimate victory.
RBI’s in this game for Forney were produced by Savanna Desrochers (RBI Bases Loaded Walk in the 1st, RBI Sacrifice Fly to Center in the 2nd, and a 3 Run Homer to Left in the 4th), Sadie Hewitt (2 RBI Groundout in the 1st), Savannah Hughes (RBI Triple to Right in the 1st and a RBI Double to Center in the 4th), Calleigh Cross (RBI Bunt Single in the 2nd and a RBI Single to Right in the 4th), Kyler Sanders (RBI Groundout in the 4th), Jessika Roberts (RBI Bunt Single in the 4th),  and Trinity Cannon (RBI Single to Left in the 4th).  Note: This game was called after the 5th inning due to the UIL Run Rule.
In the pitching circle, Lexi Brown delivered a strong performance as she surrendered just 2 runs on 6 hits.
So, now with the Regional Quarter Final Playoff Trophy in hand, the Lady Rabbits are moving on in the playoffs!!!
In the Regional Semi Final Playoff Series, Forney will face off against McKinney North High School. It will be a best of 3 series.
Here is the Regional Semi Final Playoff Series Schedule.
Game 1: Thursday, May 16th @ Wylie High School. Start Time: 7:00 p.m.
Game 2: Friday, May 17th @ Wylie High School Start Time: 7:00 p.m.
Game 3 (if necessary) Saturday, May 18th @ Wylie High School Start Time: 12 Noon.
Michael Morrill
Sports Director

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