Marble Falls softball ends season in close loss to Dripping Springs

DRIPPING SPRINGS — Though the Marble Falls High School softball team knew it didn’t qualify for the playoffs — while Dripping Springs did — the Lady Mustangs weren’t going to lose to the Lady Tigers without a fight in a District 25-4A match April 18.

In the end, Dripping Springs (9-3 district) scored enough for a 5-4 victory.

Both squads plated two runs in the first inning. But the Lady Mustangs (16-13 overall, 5-7 district) added their final two in the second inning.

The Lady Tigers capitalized on errors to regain the lead in the third inning, scoring three runs.

In all, Dripping Springs recorded nine hits and left 11 batters. Marble Falls committed four errors.

jfierro@thepicayune.com

ON OFFENSE: (Marble Falls) RBIs – Naomi Macias 2, Emilee Beuershausen 1, Skylar Riley 1; (Dripping Springs) RBIs – Janice Burk 2, Sydney Campbell 1, Kiele Miller 1, Haley Odell 1

ON DEFENSE: (Dripping Springs) winning pitcher – Amber Womack, 4 earned runs off 5 hits with 2 walks and 10 strikeouts; (Marble Falls) losing pitcher – Sarah Hodgdon, 2 earned runs off 6 hits with 2 walks and 1 strikeout in 5 innings

RECORDS: Marble Falls is 16-13 overall and 5-7 in District 25-4A; Dripping Springs is 9-3 in district.

DISTRICT 25-4A SOFTBALL STANDINGS

Leander 10-2

Dripping Springs 9-3

Vista Ridge 8-4 (def. Cedar Park 13-2)

Rouse 6-6 (def. Vandegrift 8-1)

Marble Falls 5-7

Cedar Park 3-9

Vandegrift 1-11