Archive for the ‘Softball’ Category

Mountain Valley Softball Finish in 2nd Place for District

Monday, May 29th, 2017

   Kenzie Sayles bearing down on the batter.       (photo by Karen Holmes)

Mountain Valley Middle School Softball team finished 2nd for their completed season a few weeks ago after suffering a 4-0 blanking at the hands of Canyon Middle School.


Kat Weber Signs to Attend Trinity University in Softball

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

                    Kat Weber signing on the dotted line for a chance to play at Trinity University

Canyon Lake’s, Kat Weber, will be taking her bat and glove to College as she signed to attend Trinity University next year playing softball this past week.

Weber was a mainstay for CL during her career on the diamond as this young lady locked down the catcher position the past 3 seasons after following Brianna Young and Katy Payne.

The Hawks have been blessed with three consecutive good fielding catchers which some say might be the toughest position to play.


CL Hawks Softball Team Bring Home a U-Haul Full of District Awards

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Maddy Puente is Voted Offensive MVP for District 28-4A. (photo by Karen Holmes)

The CL Hawks had good representation for District 28-4A awards in Softball for the 2017 season.

Maddy Puente brought home the Offensive MVP for the Hawks after swatting the ball with some degree of authority during her freshman campaign.


Softball: Hawks Lose, Season Top 4, Senior Quotes, & Box Score

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Senior Portrait after last game played. (from l to r) Kat Weber, Cassidy Martin, Haley Lucero, and Carley Dubois (photo by Karen Holmes)

The Bears beat the Hawks, 13-3 and wins their best of 3 series on Saturday afternoon in San Antonio, to advance.

“I am proud of how far they (CL) have come and how hard they worked.” Head Coach John Gallagher said. “They never….ever, quit.”


CL Hawks are Down One Game after 6-2 Loss to LV Bears

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Bailey Bryan has been nails with her at bats during her Sophomore Year. (photo by Karen Holmes)

Canyon Lake is down to a one game season on Saturday an Noon after loosing to La Vernia, 6-2 at Steele High School in a best of three series.

“We have got to hit better and get contact,” Head Coach John Gallagher stated. “We are not seeing good pitches…..with what I saw, I was happy with our defense.”


Hawks Lose Energy and Game with the Billies, 6-4

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Marley Carrizales enters into the playoffs with a .571 batting average.

Canyon Lake did not finish well as the Hawks lost in all three facets of their game against Fredericksburg, 6-4 for a seeding game in Boerne.

Now CL will have a date this Friday with La Vernia at Steele High School with a game time of 7:00pm.


Carley Dubois Signs Letter of Intent to Play Softball at UofH-Victoria

Monday, April 24th, 2017

                              Carley Dubois at her signing for UofH Victoria earlier this year

Canyon Lake had another Athlete sign for a chance of furthering their sports career, when Carley Dubois signed her letter of intent earlier this year with the University of Houston-Victoria.

The Jaguars have a good team and adding a player like Dubois will certainly be a benefit as you can’t teach speed and that is an asset UH-V will be getting with this signing.


CL Softball has Date with Billies Today in Boerne @ 6pm

Monday, April 24th, 2017

                                                         Senior Carley Dubois is ready for a run in the Playoffs!!

Now the fun times begin as Canyon Lake will have an opportunity to have a good opponent to do battle with before facing the 2nd or 3rd seeded team in District 27-4A.

La Vernia is ranked in some polls as they have a decent record of, 24-4-1 and CL can vouch for how tough the Bears can be after spending two years in the same district.


Hawks Beat Bandera, 12-0 after No-Hit Effort by Mentzer

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

             Lauren Mentzer pitches a No! No! against Bandera while striking out 14 Dogs!

Canyon Lake goes out in style for their last regular season game with a no-hitter, 14 strikeout, grand slam victory over the Bandera Bulldogs, 12-0.

“They knew what they needed to do,” Head Coach John Gallagher commented after being drenched by the team in recognition of his 100th Hawk win. “We stayed focused all week and went to work right away.”


Softball’s Season Top 3 and All-Time Top 5

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

                                                  Bailey Bryan is moving up with a good Sophomore season.

                               SEASON TOP 3
 average                       at bats                    runs
 Marley Carrizales    .571     Maddy Puente        66     Carley Dubois       33
 Carley Dubois        .472     Bailey Bryan        63     Bailey Bryan        29
 Maddy Puente         .455     Marley Carrizales   57     Marley Carrizales   27

 hits                          rbi’s                      extra base hits
 Marley Carrizales      31     Maddy Puente        29     Maddy Puente        11
 Maddy Puente           30     Bailey Bryan        25     Lauren Mentzer       6
 Bailey Bryan           27     Lauren Mentzer      15     Kat Weber            6
                                                          Bailey Bryan         6

 walks                         stolen bases               current hitting streak
 Carley Dubois          13     Carley Dubois       20     Maddy Puente        11
 Bailey Bryan           13     Marley Carrizales   14     Bailey Bryan         8
 Kat Weber              12     Bailey Bryan         9     Marley Carrizales    6

 wins                          earned run average         strikeouts
 Lauren Mentzer         10     Maggie Banks      1.98     Lauren Mentzer     108
 Maddy Puente            5     Lauren Mentzer    2.88     Maddy Puente        19
 Maggie Banks            2     Maddy Puente      2.99     Maggie Banks        16


                               ALL TIME TOP 5
 average (100 or more ab)      at bats (ab)               runs
 Carley Dubois        .448     Alexis Robinson    360     Carley Dubois     121
 Bailey Bryan         .377     Carley Dubois      328     Alexis Robinson   117
 McKenna Beseda       .376     Kelsey Ahrens      328     Kirsten Jones      89
 Alexis Robinson      .375     Vicky Henderson    289     McKenna Beseda     80
 Brianna Young        .367     McKenna Beseda     274     Missy Romero       77

 hits                          runs batted in             doubles
 Carley Dubois         147     Alexis Robinson     94     Alexis Robinson    27
 Alexis Robinson       135     Kelsey Ahrens       76     Brianna Young      24
 Kelsey Ahrens         109     Brianna Young       75     Missy Romero       24
 McKenna Beseda        103     Kat Weber           55     Kelsey Ahrens      24
 Kat Weber              90     Missy Romero        55     Lauren Mentzer     15
 Missy Romero           90

 triples                       home-runs                  singles
 Alexis Robinson        15     Alexis Robinson     11     Carley Dubois     134
 Missy Romero            9     Kelsey Ahrens        7     McKenna Beseda     89
 Carley Dubois           4     Maddy Puente         4     Alexis Robinson    82
 Kat Weber               4     Carley Dubois        2     Kirsten Jones      81
 Kelsey Ahrens           4     Missy Romero         2     Kelsey Ahrens      75
                               Brianna Young        2

 sacrifice hits                hit by pitch               stolen bases
 Kirsten Jones          16     Megan Browning       7     Carley Dubois      98
 Kat Weber               9     Kat Weber            7     Kirsten Jones      45
 Vicky Henderson         9     Carley Dubois        7     Tiffany Arredondo  39
 McKenna Beseda          7     Kirsten Jones        5     McKenna Beseda     33
 Bailey Bryan            6     Lilimae Daily        5     Vicky Henderson    27

 innings pitched               wins                       earned run ave.
 Alexis Robinson     528.1     Missy Romero        41     Maggie Banks     1.58
 Missy Romero        498.1     Alexis Robinson     40     Maddy Puente     2.73
 Lauren Mentzer      168.0     Lauren Mentzer      14     Missy Romero     2.77
 Kelsey Ahrens        57.2     Kelsey Ahrens        7     Alexis Robinson  3.35
 Megan Blackburn      42.2     Maddy Puente         5     Lauren Mentzer   3.42
                               Maggie Banks         5

 strikeouts                    walks per inning           saves
 Alexis Robinson       682     Missy Romero      0.22     Maggie Banks        3
 Missy Romero          641     Maddy Puente      0.22     Alexis Robinson     2
 Lauren Mentzer        181     Megan Blackburn   0.26     Lauren Mentzer      1
 Kelsey Ahrens          31     Maggie Banks      0.29
 Maddy Puente           19     Laruen Mentzer    0.51