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CONGRATULATIONS: Samantha Show OF East Bernard was selected as the MaxPreps/NFCA National High School south Central Player of the Week. Show powered East Bernard to a 6-0 start with her arm and her bat. She was 4-0 in the circle with 0.00 ERA and 61 strikeouts to just two walks in 28.1 innings of work, while batting .750 (15-20) with four home runs, 13 RBI and 12 runs scored. She twirled a 17-strikeout (one walk) no hitter in a 1-0 win over Foster and combined on another no hitter two days earlier with 13 strikeouts and zero walks in 5.1 innings of work versus Bellville. Not to overlook the no-hitter, but against Angleton, Show struck out 20, walked just one and surrendered three hits in a 10-inning complete game, while going 3-for-5 with three home runs, three RBI and three runs scored in a 4-3 victory for the Brahmas. For the week, she surrendered just four unearned runs and held her opponents to a .081 (8-98) batting average. At the plate, she added five doubles, two triples, slugged 1.800 and posted a .762 on base percentage
2015 Texas Girls Coaches Association Softball Poll
February 23, 2015
|Comments: Shiner posted a 5-1 record at the Rice Consolidated Tournament losing only to tournament winner 3A Hallettsville 6-3.|
|1.||East Bernard 6-0|
|4.||Santa Gertrudisw Academy 6-1|
|6.||White Oak 6-1|
|Comments: Hallettsville went 6-0 in the Rice Consolidated Tournament this past week out-scoring opponents 73-5 in 6 games. Camille Grahmann had 2 HRs, one going yard and one inside the park. Hallettsville beat Bellville 17-1. Hallettsville is still without basketball standout and fourth year starter Carley Woytek. Santa Gertrudis Academy of Kingsville won the New Braunfels Canyon tournament beating Median Valley 10-0 in the finals. Only SGA loss was 2-0 to Austin High. White Oak is off to a great start as SFA commit Jessica Park is pitching well as is Kaylynn Garrison who had a 15 strikeout perfect game on the season.|
|2.||Huffman Hargrave 6-0|
|5.||Liberty Hill 5-0|
|Comments: Defending state champion LaGrange swept through the Brenham tournament with a 6-0 record. Missy Zoch is continuing unbeaten on the mound while hammering the ball at the plate. Sanger Lady Indians are 6-1 on the season placing 2nd in the Argyle tournament. Beating 5A Lake Dallas then losing to them in the championship. Senior pitcher- All-State short stop LA-tech commit Morgan Turkoly who leads the way for Sanger with six home runs. Samantha Junkin pitched three wins as Liberty Hill improved to 5-0 on the season by battering Odessa Permian 6-0. Meagan Unroe, S. Cates and Holly Soniat had two wins each for Huffman Hargrave while Loren Dempsey had three homeruns and Christian Bardwell added two more taters.|
|Comments: Hallsville got grand slams from Elizabeth Davis and Emma Hawthorne and raced through tournament play with five straight wins. Canyon is 7-1 after a third place finish in the Lubbock Invitational losing only to 6A power Coronado. Canyon sophomore Brynn Owen hurled a no hitter in the tournament. Azle pounded their way to the Brock championship outscoring six opponents 85-1 and not allowing an earned run. Waco University is 9-0-1 on the cusp of the top ten.|
|4.||Lubbock Coronado 6-0|
|5.||Round Rock Cedar Ridge|
|9.||San Antonio Southwest|
|Comments: The Woodlands have their game faces on as the Highlanders swept through the Westlake tournament beating Plano West, Westlake, Westwood, New Braunfels and Waco midway. Coronado won the Lubbock Invitational while Rockwall was 4-0-1 at the Forney tournament but playing to a 6-6 tie with Frisco Centennial. Kayla Vandegrift had a no hitter and homerun on the weekend while Peyton Mills had two homeruns including a game ending run rule homer against Wakeland. Cedar Ridge blasted a strong Lampasas team while Midway was in the game until a late, big inning by the Woodlands ended the Pantherettes hopes of an upset.|