WASHINGTON — Plainview continues to battle some of the state’s elite competition.
The Lady Indians were done in Monday by an early surge from three-time defending Class 3A state champion Washington in a 10-0 loss.
Plainview has been held scoreless in three of its last five games — all losses — since it topped Ada in extra innings last Thursday to clinch a berth in a Class 4A regional tournament.
Three of those losses have come against teams that were participants in the state tournament a year ago: Southmoore (Class 6A), Carl Albert (5A) and Washington (3A).
Monday, Plainview (16-16) was limited to three hits. Washington pitcher Lyndie Ervin didn’t yield a hit until Halee Womack singled to lead off the visitor’s half of the fourth. McKenzie Williams and Hannah Ramirez accounted for the Lady Indians’ other two hits.
Morgan Posey jump-started a five-run bottom of the first for Washington (26-10) after she draw a two-out walk on a full count.
Two singles, a walk and a double later, the Lady Warriors built their lead to 5-0.
Baylee Morris cleared the bases with a three-run double to cap off the big inning.
Southmoore 12, Plainview 0
Southmoore pitcher Lindsey Stoeckel no-hit Plainview in the finale of the Chickasha Tournament on Saturday.
Storts reached via a fielding error in the top of the third to account for the lone base runner for the Lady Indians.
Karli Petty, Trenity Edwards and Kari Briggs each tallied two hits for Southmoore.
Southmoore scored five runs in the first, tacked on two more in
the second and added four additional tallies in the third.
Norman 4, Plainview 3
Norman’s Skyler Maga doubled in Sloan Shotton in the bottom of the sixth to account for the game-winner Saturday.
Plainview led 3-0 in the top of the first but was held scoreless the rest of the way.
Skelly skied a solo home run to lead off the game.
Tatum Brewster scored on an error later in the frame to make the score 2-0 Lady Indians.
An RBI groundout produced Plainview’s third run.
The lead was held intact until the fourth; the Lady Tigers used a solo home run and a two-run single to tie the score at 3-3.
Edmond Santa Fe 4, Plainview 3
Emma Moreland doubled in Aliyah Young in the bottom of the fourth — the final inning of the game — to produce the game-winner for Santa Fe on Friday.
Rylee Keith crushed a solo home run in the top of the first to put Plainview, the visitor’s on the scoreboard, on top 1-0.
In the home half of the first, Santa Fe capitalized on an error and Loren Wright doubled in a run to put the Lady Wolves ahead 2-1.
In the next half-inning, Brooklyn Storts singled in Leah Selensky, who reached via a double, to knot the score at 2-2.
Plainview and Santa Fe continued to trade single tallies over the next two half-innings.
In the top of the third, Williams’ sacrifice fly brought home Skelly, who drew a four-pitch walk, for a 3-3 tie.
Keith and Storts tallied two hits apiece.
Hanna Beth Matherly kept Plainview in the game with her arm; the senior right-hander allowed four runs (two earned) on four hits with two strikeouts.
Carl Albert 11, Plainview 0
Six fielding errors did in Plainview Friday.
The Lady Indians lost by 11 runs despite starting pitcher Morgan Bruton limiting the Lady Titans to four hits.
Plainview finished with three hits —one each by Skelly, Womack and Emily Morgan.
Carl Albert led 3-0 after two innings.
In the third, the Lady Titans sent 11 batters to the plate and manufactured eight runs, courtesy of four walks and four hits.