DSHS Softball Advances to Regional Semifinals, Baseball Wins Area Round Series
The softball team defeated Kerrville Tivy HS 15-9 on May 10 in Fredericksburg. DSHS is now one of only 16 softball teams remaining in the 5A layoffs. DSHS advances to play Flour Bluff HS (Corpus Christi) in the regional semifinals round of the playoffs in a single game matchup on Friday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. in Jourdanton.
Prior to dispatching Tivy HS, the Lady Tigers defeated SA Harlandale HS 7-0 and 12-2 in a bi-district series and SA Southwest 3-0 in the area round. Ranked third in the state in 5A at the end of the regular season by the Texas Girls Coaches Association, the Lady Tigers are led by Camille Corona, Bailey Hudgeons, Kyndall Womack, and Ryann Campbell on offense and paced by pitchers Logan Hulon (17-2 record) and Kyndall Womack (15-0). With an overall season record of 36-2, the Lady Tigers have outscored their opponents 369-45.
At the plate, the team batting average is .434. Texas-signee Corona leads the team with a .647 average and an on-base-percentage of .692. She has been struck out only four times in 133 plate appearances. Texas Lutheran-signee Hudgeons is batting .573, Womack is hitting .448, and Campbell is at .419. Six players on the team have at least three homeruns, and eight players have scored at least 20 runs.
Houston-signee Hulon leads the team with 105 innings pitched, 195 strikeouts, and a 0.60 ERA. She has allowed opposing batters to hit only .083 against her and has struck out nearly 49 percent of batters she has faced. Womack has thrown 66.2 innings and has struck out 72 batters. She has allowed a .181 batting average against her and has an ERA of 1.26.
The DSHS baseball team advanced to the regional quarterfinals after defeating San Antonio Southwest HS in a best-of-three area round series. DSHS won Game 1 in Somerset on May 9 by a score of 5-0 and dropped Game 2 at home 8-7 on May 10. The series clinching victory was on May 11 at Northeast ISD's Sports Complex (San Antonio) by a 5-2 margin. The series improved DSHS's season record to 24-12-1 and advanced them to the quarterfinals versus Kerrville Tivy HS. Game 1 is scheduled for Thursday, May 16 at DSHS at 7:00 p.m., Game 2 is scheduled for Friday, May 17 at Tivy HS at 7:00 p.m., and if necessary Game 3 will be played on Saturday, May 18 at 2:00 p.m. at Tivy HS.
Prior to defeating SA Southwest HS, DSHS won a bi-district series over Seguin HS two games to one.