Following a successful opening day at the Murray County Bash, Sulphur picked up where it left off on Friday, with another pair of victories at home against Konawa, and district rival Pauls Valley.

Following a successful opening day at the Murray County Bash, Sulphur picked up where it left off on Friday, with another pair of victories at home against Konawa, and district rival Pauls Valley.

Unfortunately, the Washington Lady Warriors put a damper on the festivities as they claimed the championship of the Murray County Bash with an 8-3 victory Saturday night. 

Sulphur (10-3) is back in action Monday in district play against Plainview on the road.

Washington 8
Sulphur 3

Despite taking an early lead Saturday, the Lady Bulldogs couldn’t contain Washington, as the Lady Warriors snapped Sulphur’s four-game winning streak with a five run victory.

Abby Beck gave the Lady Bulldogs a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning with a two-RBI double to center.

Unfortunately, Washington came back with a pair of runs in the third to tie the game at 2-2.

The Lady Warriors would eventually take a 3-2 lead in the same inning.

Things got worse for the Lady Bulldogs as they were down 4-2 in the fifth following one run scored by the Lady Warriors.

Washington struck again in the sixth as the Lady Warriors scored four more runs, before Sulphur got one back in the bottom of the seventh through a fielder’s choice RBI from Kinlee Duck.

Harley Beesley took the loss on the mound for Sulphur, throwing five innings of work. She allowed four earned runs on five hits with five walks and four strikeouts.

Sulphur 9 

Konawa 0 F/4

The opening game of the second day was fairly straight forward for Sulphur, as the Lady Bulldogs scored in three consecutive innings to win 9-0 over Konawa. 

Abby Beck got the Lady Bulldogs on the board in the bottom of the second when she scored on a passed ball.

Shaken Mershon then hit a sacrifice fly RBI to make it 2-0, while Meredith Jones scored on the same play to make it 3-0.

Macenzie Ruth finished off the inning when her hard ground ball resulted in an error, allowing two more runs to score.

Ally Dixon continued her recent strong form at the plate when she slapped an RBI triple to left making it 6-0 in the bottom of the third.

Beck then hit an RBI double of her own in the same inning to make it 7-0.

Dixon then struck again in the bottom of the fourth with an RBI single, before Paisley Runyan finished off the game with an RBI single to left.

Harley Beesley took the win in the circle for Sulphur, throwing four innings. She allowed just one hit with one walk and four strikeouts.

Sulphur 11 Pauls Valley 0

While the Lady Bulldogs haven’t played Pauls Valley in district play yet this season, they got an early boost of momentum with a convincing shutout victory on Friday in the final game of the day.

Sulphur scored two runs in the first, followed by four in the second, and five more in the third to seal the victory.

Kinlee Duck led the offense for the Lady Bulldogs, going 3-for-3 with five RBI, while Meredith Jones and Paisley Runyan along with Macenzie Ruth each had one RBI in the contest.

Blakelyn Barber got the win on the mound for Sulphur, throwing three innings of work. She allowed one hit with one walk and three strikeouts in the game against the Lady Panthers Friday afternoon.