Area sports roundup
Harrisburg (22-4) downed Lonoke 9-2 this past Saturday to take the third seed from the 4A-East Regional into the Class 4A State tournament. Kloey Harlson shined at the plate and on the mound as she three hits, a run scored a RBI and a stolen base while allowing two runs on four hits with one walk and 14 strikeouts in the circle. Lacey Lambright had a hit and two RBIs, Caitlyn Adams had three hits and a RBI, Ansley Wixson had a two runs scored and a RBI, Gretchen Morgan had two hits and three runs scored, Hayden Hopkins had a hit, a RBI and stolen base, Jayden Roark had a hit and a RBI, Cassie Armstrong and Kelsey Criswell each had a hit as Marcy Wallace scored a run. The Lady Hornets beat Baptist Prep 3-0 in the opener last Thursday to qualify for the Class 4A State tournament. Wixon had two hits and a run scored to lead the offense as Harlson, Roark and Hopkins each had a RBI. Morgan and Adams both scored a run. Harlson got the win allowing only one hit with 14 strikeouts. In the semi-finals Harrisburg could only muster three hits on offense as the Lady Hornets fell to Stuttgart 2-0. Wixson had a hit and stolen base as Harlson and Roark each had a hit. Harlson took the loss as she pitched six innings allowing two runs on two hits with one walk and nine strikeouts.
Trumann (13-8) had their softball season come to an end last Thursday as the Lady Wildcats lost to 11-7 to Lonoke in the opening round of the 4A-East Regional Tournament in Batesville. Sydney Callahan led Trumann in batting with one hit (home run), two runs scored and two RBIs as Anna Waleszonia had two hits and a RBI. Lexi Jackson had a hit, a run scored and a stolen base, Olivia Greenwell had a hit and a stolen base as Hannah Craig, Mya Chandler, Maddi Payne and Hannah McClaughlin all scored a run. Waleszonia took the loss for the Lady Wildcats as she pitched one and one-third innings giving up six runs on six hits with one walk and one strikeout. Craig pitched the final four and two-thirds innings allowing five runs on five hits with one walk and one strikeout.