Softball: CL suffers power outage in loss, 1-0
The Canyon Lake Hawks could not get the run to put the team in prime position in district play, when they lost a one run game to Fredericksburg Billies last Tuesday in Fredericksburg.
This was the second game in a row where the Hawks played some very good defense as pitcher Missy Romero only mustered two strikeouts.
In the fifth inning the Billies had runners on third and second after a double with one out. Enter the defense in full display when leftfielder Megan Browning caught the flyball and threw a strike to Katy Payne gunning out the Billie trying to score.
That double play was one of the best plays of the year for the Hawks as they have found a way to give them a chance in each game for a win.
“I just throw to Katy (Payne) all the time in practice,” Senior Browning said. “I just knew that we could get the out.”
Canyon Lake had two chances to get the run in the game, but both time came up short with the tying run stranded on third base.
Senior Alex Henderson has a nine game hitting streak after getting a hit in the first inning. In the short history of the program it is believed that is the longest hitting streak for the team.
The Hawks will play Friday in a non district game against San Angelo Central High School.