ET softball playoffs: Hallsville takes on Frisco Centennial
From Staff Reports
May 17, 2011 at 11 p.m.
<strong>REGION II REGIONAL SEMIFINALS</strong>
No. 8 Hallsville (31-7) vs. No. 9 Frisco Centennial (28-6)
The series: 7:30 p.m. tonight, North Forney; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Rockwall; 5 p.m. Saturday, North Forney
<ul> <li><strong>Hallsville:</strong> Pat Eitel</li> <li><strong>F. Centennial:</strong> Mike Dyson</li> </ul>
<strong>Keep an eye on</strong>
Hallsville: Lakin Kerby (.454, 10 HR, 54 RBIs) ... Sara Matthews (.461, 9 HR, 42 RBIs) ... Lindsey Vasquez (.439, 30 RBIs), Morgan Peck (.380) ... Brooklyn Greene (.408, 26 RBIs, 14 doubles, 44 RS) ... Kaci Jackson (.351, 24 RBIs) ... Jamie Allred (.346; 23-4, 0.81 ERA, 205 strikeouts)
F. Centennial: Allie Cranfill (.459, 8 HR, 34 RBIs, 39 walks) ... Mackenzie Jones ... Bethany Broussard ... Kaytie Proctor
<strong>How they got here</strong>
<ul> <li><strong>Hallsville:</strong> Def. Mount Pleasant in bi-district (10-0), def. Ennis in area (9-0, 7-2), def. Elgin in regional quarterfinals (4-2, 1-0).</li> <li><strong>F. Centennial:</strong> Def. McKinney in bi-district (9-4, 5-6, 7-0), def. Hillcrest in area (10-0), def. Rockwall in regional quarterfinals (9-1, 7-0)</li> </ul>
<strong>Did you know?:</strong> Eitel has a career record of 155-51-8, all at Hallsville ... Allred is 40-7 inside the circle over the past two seasons ... In the last five playoff games, Allred has struck out 32 and walked nine ... Katie McElroy had a two-run single for Hallsville in game one vs. Elgin last week that proved to be the winning margin of victory, and she scored the only run on of the game in the bottom of the eighth in the final game on Saturday ... Cranfill, a West Texas A&M signee, had three official at bats in Centennial's series sweep of Rockwall ...
<strong>Up next:</strong> The winner of this series will face either Frisco Wakeland or Forney in the Region II finals next week.
Follow the Ladycats: Keep up with this series on Twitter at twitter.com/lnjsports.