By Sam Conner
The Winslow Lady Bulldog softball team remained undefeated after winning the Bloomfield, N.M., Invitational Tournament last weekend. The Lady Bulldogs had blanked the Holbrook Lady Roadrunners on March 13 at Holbrook 19-0 before heading for the tournament. They took a 7-0 record to Williams on Wednesday for a doubleheader and will be in the Payson Invitational Tournament tonight and Saturday (March 22 and 23).
Halle Hayes did not allow a base runner against Holbrook and was five for five at the plate. Renee Bollin was four for four with a double. Andrea Bollin and Megan Lymer were each one for one. Taylor Baca was two for four with two home runs. Jamie Bollin was also two for four. Richelyn Villanueva was one for two with a homer, and Dallas Zamora was one for two with a double. Alyssa Smith was one for three.
Villanueva got the 14-1 win over the Raton Lady Tigers in the tournament opener on Friday. She allowed one run on three hits and a walk. Halle Hayes led the attack at the plate with a three for three performance, including a home run. Baca, Villanueva, Lymer and Renee Bollin were all one for two. Jaleisa Hayes was one for three with a triple, and Jaime Bollin was also one for three.
Halle Hayes earned the win in the second game on Friday, a 9-2 Winslow victory over the hosting Bloomfield Lady Bobcats. She gave up two runs on eight hits and two walks with six strikeouts. Winslow scored a run in the first inning and six in the fourth. Both teams scored twice in the sixth inning. Jaime Bollin led the Lady Bulldogs at the plate with a three for four day, including a double. Halle Hayes was two for three. Lymer, Jolisa Jones and Jaleisa Hayes were all one for one. Smith was one for four.
Halle Hayes worked the championship game against the San Juan Lady Broncos. Winslow won the tournament with an 8-4 victory on Saturday. Hayes allowed four runs on eight hits while fanning 10. San Juan scored once in the first inning, but Winslow tallied a pair of runs. San Juan tied the game in the third inning, but Winslow went up 4-2 in the fourth, 5-2 in the fifth and 6-2 in the sixth. Both teams scored twice in the seventh.
Halle Hayes led all hitters with a five for five day, including a triple. Lymer was two for three. Baca was two for four with a double, and Zamora was also two for four. Jaime Bollin was one for three. Villanueva was one for four.
By Sam Conner