With a spot in the regional tournament already assured, the Sulphur Lady Bulldogs took the chance on Thursday to get some reps in as they prepare for the postseason.

With a spot in the regional tournament already assured, the Sulphur Lady Bulldogs took the chance on Thursday to get some reps in as they prepare for the postseason.

The end result was yet another home victory for the ladies in red and white, as they won their 13th game in a row with an 11-5 score over Pauls Valley, moving them to 22-3 on the season.

Sulphur got off to a flying start in the bottom of the first when Meredith Jones got an RBI double to left field, before Shallen Mershon smashed a two-run home run to right field to make it 3-0.

Jones and Mershon would combine again in the bottom of the second as Jones got an RBI single to center to score Hailey Keith to make it 4-0, before Mershon got an RBI single to left to make it 5-0.

Abby Beck then broke the game open with a two-RBI double to left field to make it 7-0, before Kady Lynch got an RBI triple to right field.

Lynch would later score on an error to finish off the inning and leave the score at 9-0.

Pauls Valley attempted a rally in the top of the third with a pair of runs, before Beck and Kinlee Duck combined in the bottom of the fourth to make it 11-2.

Beck would collect an RBI double to right, before Duck had a sacrifice bunt RBI. 

The Lady Panthers though wouldn’t go down without a fight as they managed to score three more runs in the top of the fifth, but couldn’t get any closer down the stretch.

Mershon finished the game 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBI’s, while Beck was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBI’s.

Jones finished the game 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI’s, while Lynch was 2-for-3 with one run scored and one RBI. 

Blakelyn Barber got the win on the mound for Sulphur, throwing five innings. She allowed three earned runs on seven hits with two walks and one strikeout.

Owen West pitched two innings of work, allowing zero hits with one strikeout.