Arabians go 2-0 last week

The Devine Arabians have opened district and are currently undefeated after two games. Facing Pleasanton and Somerset, the Arabians have put two very tough teams away and are ready for more.
Opening district against Pleasanton on March 23rd, the Arabians easily took the win at 17-2. Pleasanton earned the first run in the top of the first and Devine answered with one of their own when Isellia Gutierrez hit a home run. Pleasanton added another in the top of the 2nd to lead 2-1. Bottom of the 2nd, Ally Taylor walked, MacKenzie Schneider singled, Megan Runyan doubled and Kelsey Dishman (in for Taylor) scored, 2-2. Dasslyn Coronado singles and Schneider scored 3-2. Hilary Barnett singles, Jeanette Rios singles, and Runyan scores, 4-2. Gutierrez hits a grounder this time and reaches on error while Coronado scores and Barnett score, 6-2. Arieana Ramirez singles and J. Rios scored, 7-2. With Gutierrez on 3rd, Mackenzie McClellan hits a sacrifice fly and Gutierrez scored, 8-2. Devine added 8 more runs in the 3rd and one in the 4th to win it 17-2.
Brooklyn Miller 1 run. Schneider 2 singles, 1 RBI, 2 runs. J. Rios 2 singles, 2 RBI, 2 runs. Dawn Morris1 run. Coronado 1 RBI, 2 runs. Ramirez 2 singles, 2 RBI, 1 run. Barnett 1 single, 1 run. Gutierrez 1 single, 1 home run, 5 RBI, 3 runs. Dishman 2 runs. Runyan 1 single, 1 double, 1 RBI, 2 runs. McClellan 1 single, 1 RBI. Barnett threw 21 strikes in 47 pitches against 20 batters.
In their second district game against Somerset, the Arabians took the lead early and fought Somerset back for the win at 8-5. Top of the 2nds, McClellan doubles to left, Taylor hits a grounder and reaches first while Miler in for McClellan scores, 1-0. Schneider hits a home run to left and clears the plates, 3-0. Top of the 3rd, 2 outs, Ramirez singles, McClellan hits the second homer of the game and Devine leads 5-0. Taylor walks, Schneider singles, Runyan singles but brings in two runners, 7-0. Somerset would earn two runs in the bottom of the 3rd to make the score 7-2. Top of the 5th, Taylor singles, 1 out, Runyan walked, Coronado singles and Dishman in for Taylor scores, 8-2. Somerset tried to come back for the win but Devine won 8-5.
Taylor 1 single, 1 double, 1 RBI. Miller 1 run. Schneider 1 single, 1 home run, 2 RBI, 2 runs. Coronado 2 singles, 1 RBI. Ramirez 1 single, 1 doubles, 1 run. Dishman 3 runs. Runyan 1 single, 2 RBI. McClellan 1 double, 1 home run, 2 RBI, 1 run, and 24 strikes in 41 pitches. Barnett had 54 strikes in 96 pitches.
By Dicy Chambers
Sports Writer