Mar 192014

By Greg Perkins
With wins in both games played last week, the Lady Lobos improved their season mark to 7-4.
Playing at home on Thursday the Snowflake squad easily got past visiting Window Rock, 14-1. The Lobos scored three first inning runs, then put the game out of reach early with seven runs in the second. They tacked on three more in the third and a final run in the fourth before giving up a solo home run to the Lady Scouts in the top of the fifth.
Tori Flake earned the win in the circle where she faced only 19 Scout batters. She gave up one run on just two hits with four strikeouts and only two walks.
At the plate, Tyler Flake went one for two with a double, two RBIs and scored once. Tycee Coplan was three for four with a double, two RBIs and scored twice. Debbie Tai-Neff went one for threeand scored two runs. Ashlyn Butler was three for four with three triples. She had one RBI and scored three runs. Shayna Austin went one for three with a triple and scored twice. Kelsie Stratton went zero for three, but reached twice on errors, walked once and scored three times. Tandis Yellowhair went two for four with a home run, four RBIs and scored twice.
On Friday afternoon the Lobos made the short trip to Holbrook, where they toppled the Lady Roadrunners 16-3. Snowflake scored three runs in each of the first two innings, then put the game out of reach with 10 runs in the fourth. Holbrook collected three runs on six scattered hits.
Stratton worked all five innings in the circle, facing 24 batters. She gave up three earned runs on six hits with eight strikeouts and walked only three.
The Lobos played long ball with three batters getting home runs. Yellowhair was three for three with two doubles and a home run, drew one walk, had two RBIs and scored four runs. Tai-Neff went one for three with a home run and scored twice. Butler went two for four with a home run and a double, and scored three runs. Marisa Godfrey went one for three with a double and scored once. Tyler Flake went two for four with two doubles, three RBIs and scored two runs. Coplan was zero for three, but walked once and reached once on an error, helping her to score twice. Austin went one for one with two walks and scored twice. Stratton went one for four, scoring once. Kimber Solomon was one for three.
After hosting Blue Ridge on Tuesday, the Lobos will play in the Gracie Haught Tournament in Payson over the weekend. On Tuesday, March 25, they will host Payson.