Schulenburg’s Strong Softball Season Ends After Regional Semifinal Loss

The Schulenburg softball team saw its stellar 2019 season come to an end with a 6-5 loss to Banquete Friday night in Port Lavaca in the 3A regional semifinals. The Lady Horns end their season with a 21-5 record.

Schulenburg jumped out to a 4-0 lead in this game after the second inning, but Banquete rallied to score five runs in the top of the third inning.

Banquete went up 6-4 with another run in the top of the seventh. The Lady Horns cut the lead to one run by scoring in the bottom of the seventh before Banquete ended the threat to preserve the victory. Alyssa Otto pitched a complete game eight-hitter for Schulenburg. Only one of the six runs she allowed were earned. Six errors by Schulenburg really hurt their cause in this one.

Regan Lux had three hits in the game for Schulenburg, including a double and drove in a run and scored one. Macey Thompson had two hits, including a double and scored one run.

Erica Otto had two hits, including a double and drove in three runs. Alyssa Otto, Julie Guentert and Brynlee Hollas all had hits for the Lady Horns. Banquete now advances to face Hallettsville, which was a 9-8 winner over Santa Getrudis in the other regional semifinal.

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