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Softball roundup: Ponder splits games pair of games to end home tournament

PONDER — Ponder split its two games in the final day of their tournament. First, it fell 10-5 to Paradise, but it bounced to win a close game against Springtown, 10-8.

Against Paradise, the Lady Lions struggled to find any early offense until the third inning, when they put together their five runs. Baylie Baumann hit a home run to bring in the only two earned runs of the game for Ponder.

Ponder redeemed itself by escaping a scare against Springtown. Ponder carried a 10-2 lead heading into the final inning before Springtown racked up six runs. However, Kylee Anderson got out of the inning and grabbed the win.

Anderson had a big game at the plate, going 3-for-3 with four RBIs. Taylor Reed also contributed, going 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs.

Paradise 10, Ponder 5

Paradise 433 -- -- 10 9 3
Ponder 005 -- -- 5 3 3

WP - Thomas LP - Braidyn Burr 2B - Tipton (Paradise), Terry (Paradise) 3B - Kylee Anderson HR - Braidyn Baumann

Ponder 10, Springtown 8

Springtown 001 16 -- 8 10 2
Ponder 415 0x -- 10 10 0

WP - Kylee Anderson LP - Henderson 2B -Dany Kesselus, Taylor Reed, Garcia (Springtown) 3B - Kylee Anderson 

Aubrey 5, Springhill 0

VAN ALSTYNE - Aubrey  picked up a shutout win in the final day of the Van Alstyne tournament.

Laney Roos tossed the complete-game, two-hit shutout for the Lady Chaps. Hannah Howell had a hot bat, going 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs. 

Aubrey's next action will be at the Pilot Point tournament starting Thursday.

Aubrey 5, Springhill 0

Springhill 000 000 -- 0 2 0
Aubrey 203 00x -- 5 8 1

WP - Laney Roos  2B - Lexie Roos HR - Hannah Howell 

Grandview 8, Pilot Point 0

GRANDVIEW — Pilot Point racked up a six errors to hand Grandview a handful of runs in the loss. 

The Lady Bearcats were held to two hits. Kenedee Gist and Bailey Stewart were responsible for those two singles. 

Pilot Point will visit Callisburg at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

Grandview 8, Pilot Point 0

Pilot Point 000 000 0 0 2 6
Grandview 012 023 X
10 1

LP - Christine Billmeier