Area sports roundup
Harrisburg and Trumann (17-13) split a 4A-3 conference doubleheader last Thursday in Harrisburg. Trumann took a 6-4 win the opener as Anna Waleszonia got the win on the mound. She pitched all seven innings allowing four runs on 12 hits with no walks and six strikeouts. Olivia Greenwell had two hit and two RBIs to lead the Lady Wildcats at the plate as Waleszonia added two hits. Caitlyn Adams took the loss for Harrisburg as she gave up six runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out one. Abby Edwards finished with four hits and a run scored for the Lady Hornets as Adams and Sidney MuMullin each had two hits. Keely Edwards had two hits a run scored and a RBI for Harrisburg. Harrisburg (14-12) won 8-6 in the nightcap as Jehlian Wright had two hits, two runs scored and two RBIs to lead the Lady Hornets. McMullin had three hits and a run scored as Adams, Keely Edwards, Ansley Wixson and Lacey Lambright each had two hits. Adams got the win on mound giving up six runs on 11 hits with four walks and three strikeouts. Hannah Craig took the loss for Trumann as she gave up five runs on eight hits with one strikeout in three and one third innings. Daly Taylor had two hits and three RBIs to lead Trumann at the plate. Waleszonia and Taelor Gartman each had two hits for the Lady Wildcats.
Harrisburg (16-12) punched their ticket to the 4A-East Regional Tournament with a doubleheader sweep over Highland this past Tuesday in high school softball action. The Lady Hornets took the first game 12-2 and the second game 9-5. Jessica Webb had two hits, a run scored and two RBIs to lead Harrisburg offensively with Lacey Lambright adding two hits. Adams got the win giving up two runs on eight hits with one walk and eight strikeouts. Lambright had two hits and two RBIs in game two as Ansley Wixson and Abby Edwards each had two hits and two runs scored. Adams got the win again for the Lady Hornets giving up five runs on ten hits. She walked two and struck out seven. The Lady Hornets will play in Lonoke on Thursday, May 5 at 10 a.m.