On Friday, March 1, the Hackett Lady Hornets pitched and batted their way through a softball match against the Dardanelle Lady Sand Lizards. Although it was a close well-fought game, the Lady Hornets fell 3-2.
By the second inning, only one run had been put on the board and that was secured by the Lady Sand Lizards. Hackett answered back in the third inning with their own run bringing the score to 1-1. Dardanelle was able to add 2 more runs in the fifth inning upgrading their tally to three while Hackett put out one run in the sixth
Leading her team with two out of three hits was Kayla Richardson. Adding to the Lady Hornets playmaking skills with making one out of three hits were Audrie Chaney, Madeline Freeman, and Sarah White. Sophomore pitcher, Kayla Richardson made 98 pitches during the game while facing 27 batters. Kayla was able to strick out 10 of those batters.
The Hackett Lady Hornets are ready to head to Mansfield on March 5 to take on the Lady Tigers in Tuesday’s match starting at 4:30 p.m.