Lady Pirates open district

After a short pre-district season, the Lady Pirates have opened district. Facing Poth and Cotulla last week, the Lady Pirates are now 0-2 in district but still have twelve district games left to play. Coach Tammie Tilley and her team are working hard in every practice and game to get better.
On Tuesday against Poth, Lytle took the lead early with 2 runs in the first inning. Poth did not get on the board until the top of the third with two runs. Lytle answered back with 1 run in the bottom of the second and 2 in the bottom of the third. Poth took control of the game and added 11 runs in the last three innings for the 13-5 win.
Lytle earned 9 hits with Calyssa Sevier earning three of them. Moriah Gomez pitched for Lytle with 27 first pitch strikes and 3 strike outs.
Friday night at home, Lytle took on Cotulla and in a high scoring game, Lytle fell 12-22. With a total of 14 hits and 12 runs, Lytle’s offense was a powerful force, but the Cowgirls had 19 hits and 22 runs. The Lady Pirates opened the game with 2 runs in the bottom of the first and then earned runs in the next four of the seven innings. Lytle earned 2 runs in the second, 4 in the third, 1 in the fourth, and 3 in the fifth. Gomez threw 32 first pitch strikes with 5 strikeouts in the seven innings.
Last night the Lady Pirates took on Natalia and this Friday they will play in Dilley. On March 22nd, the Lady Pirates will play at home against Poteet.
By Dicy Chambers
Sports Writer