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White’s homer lifts Woodville to District Championship

 

by Jason Drake

The Woodville Lady Eagles traveled to Kirbyville last Friday to take on the Lady Wildcats in a winner take all game. Shelby Mixon and Kirbyville's Kayla Henson carried a no-hitter to the fourth inning. Tamara White broke up the no-hitter with a one out solo homerun to center field. This would be all the offense that the Lady Eagles would need, as Mixon pitched a complete game no-hitter.

Mixon pitched seven innings allowing no walks and seven strikeouts. White led the Eagles with the lone RBI. Kenzie MaGallion and Mica Maxwell each had a base hit.

The Eagles finished 13-1 in district and 23-3 overall. The Texas Girls Coaching association ranks the Lady Eagles eleventh in state. Woodville will face the loser of Woden and Elkhart in the bi-district round of the playoffs. The date and sites have yet to be determined.

The Eagles baseball team posted a win Friday night in Newton. The Eagles scored early and often putting up seven runs in the first three innings. The Woodville Eagles refused to give up the lead in the 14-2 victory over Newton. Pitchers Jacob Watts and Trent Daniels combined for five innings of work, striking out seven batters. Marqui Jackson and Hunter Scoggins led the Eagles with two hits and two RBI's apiece. Watts knocked in three runs.

The varsity boys and girls track teams will travel to Whitehouse on Friday and Saturday for the regional track meet. The preliminary round in the running events are Friday, with the top eight times advancing to finals on Friday. The first and second place athletes will advance to state.

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