The Manvel Lady Mavericks took a first inning 4-0 lead and then had to score three runs in the top of the seventh to edge the Fort Bend Elkins Lady Knights in a 23-5A contest.
Manvel captured the early first inning lead when they scored four runs sparked by a triple by Brianna Garcia who scored the game’s first run.
Sydney Macias picked up the in the pitching circle as she allowed nine hits, six runs, with seven strikeouts and one walk.
Elkins scored a run in the bottom of the third and fourth innings to cut the lead in half at 4-2 before taking the lead in the fifth with three more runs and a 5-4 advantage.
That’s when the Lady Mavs rallied in the top of the seventh with seven runs for a 7-5 lead. The Lady Knights scored a run in the bottom of the seventh, but Manvel held on for the 7-6 league win.
Garcia was 3-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored, and two RBIs. Macias was 1-for-4 with two runs scored. Alexis Uresti was 2-for-4 with one run scored and a pair of RBIs including a double. Cecily Macias was 2-for-4 with one run scored. Alyssa Villanueva was 2-for-2 with an RBI.
Story by Dr. David Davis