While there were several area teams playing in the regional tournament this past week, the results unfortunately didn't go as planned.

While there were several area teams playing in the regional tournament this past week, the results unfortunately didn't go as planned.

The Plainview Lady Indians, Sulphur Lady Bulldogs and Ardmore Lady Tigers were all eliminated in their respective regional tournaments this past week.

Plainview was making its first regional tournament appearance since 2015 and made the trip to Weatherford last Wednesday.

In game one the Lady Indians were defeated by the host Lady Eagles 11-8. 

Plainview fell behind 4-0 in the top of the second inning, but managed to cut the lead to 4-3 in the bottom half of the second, before tying the game at 4-4 in the third.

The Lady Indians took the lead in the bottom of the sixth with two runs before Weatherford scored seven in the top of the seventh to steal the victory.

Plainview tried to rally with two runs in the bottom of the seventh, but it wasn’t enough.

Taryn Martin led the Lady Indians in the game going 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBI’s.

Riley Grant took the loss on the mound, throwing all seven innings. She allowed seven earned runs on 11 hits with five walks and two strikeouts.

Plainview was eliminated from the regional tournament later in the day thanks to a 10-5 defeat against the Harrah Lady Panthers.

The Lady Indians held a 4-2 lead after five innings, but Harrah scored four runs in the top of the sixth and seventh innings to seal the victory.

Leah Selensky led the Lady Indians with four RBI’s in the game while going 3-for-4 at the plate.

Grant took the loss in the circle, throwing seven innings. She allowed six earned runs with seven walks and eight strikeouts.

Plainview ended its season with an overall record of 16-15. 

Sulphur Lady Bulldogs 

For the Sulphur Lady Bulldogs, their regional tournament took them to Newcastle on Thursday and Friday.

Sulphur ran wild offensively in the opening game against Elgin on Thursday, winning 22-2 in five innings.

Abby Beck led the Lady Bulldogs with four RBI’s in the game, while Harley Beesley, Kady Lynch, and Meredith Jones all had three RBI’s in the game. 

Beesley took the win on the mound, throwing 4 2/3 innings of work. She allowed one run (0 earned) on three hits with three walks and three strikeouts.

In the nightcap on Thursday, the Lady Bulldogs went head-to-head with Newcastle, managing to tie the game at 1-1 in the top of the third.

However, the Lady Racers regained the lead in the bottom of the third and then added two in the fifth and three more in the sixth to seal the victory. 

Makella Mobly scored the only run of the game for the Lady Bulldogs.

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

Sulphur managed to rebound in a rematch against Elgin on Friday, but had to endure a late rally.

The Lady Bulldogs had built up a comfortable 11-1 advantage after four innings, only to see the Lady Owls come back and score eight runs in the top of the fifth.

However, Sulphur managed to hang on and win its 31st game of the season. 

Ally Dixon and Abby Beck each had three RBI’s apiece in the game for the Lady Bulldogs.

Beesley took the win in the circle, throwing 6 1/3 innings. She allowed six earned runs on three hits with seven walks and six strikeouts. 

Sulphur’s season came to an end unfortunately Friday afternoon with a 13-5 loss against Newcastle.

The Lady Racers scored two runs in the first three innings to build a 6-0 lead, before Sulphur came back with three runs in the bottom of the fourth.

Newcastle put the game away with six runs in the top of the sixth.

Macenzie Ruth led the Lady Bulldogs with two RBI’s in the game.

Sulphur ended its season with an overall record of 31-9.

Ardmore Lady Tigers 

The Ardmore Lady Tigers were unfortunately denied a trip back to the Class 5A state tournament this past week as they were defeated at their regional tournament in Guthrie.

Ardmore began the tournament with a tough 23-20 loss against Del City, before rebounding to defeat Santa Fe South in an elimination game.

The Lady Tigers managed to come back and eliminate Del City on Thursday, but were taken out by the host Guthrie Lady Jays, ending their season at 16-19.