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Oak Ridge War Eagles Softball Team continue to Soar with Decisive Victory Over College Park

War Eagles Extend Winning Streak with 16-1 Triumph in District 13-6A Softball

The Woodlands, Texas | Wednesday, March 13, 2024 – 12:30 PM

The Oak Ridge War Eagles soared to a decisive 16-1 victory over the College Park Cavaliers in their District 13-6A softball match. The game, during spring break, had a start time of 12:30 PM and was held at College Park High School Softball Field, ended in the sixth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.

The War Eagles set the tone early in the game. In the 1st inning, catcher Ella Boyer, hitting third in the lineup, hit a 3 RBI home run to right field, followed by Arianna Garcia's 2 RBI double and later scoring on a Madison Edwards RBI single.

In a showcase of their top of the lineup offensive, catcher Ella Boyer and right fielder Adrienne Thompson significantly contributed to the game's offensive barrage. Batting second in the lineup, Thompson delivered an impressive performance with 2 runs, 3 hits, 2 RBIs, a double, and a home run. Hitting third, Boyer matched the intensity with 2 runs, 2 hits, and a staggering 4 RBIs, including 2 home runs, further fueling the team's dominant display at the plate. Remarkably, Boyer has hit 4 home runs in her last 2 games, showcasing her exceptional power and consistency.

As the game progressed, the War Eagles' lineup showcased its depth. Garcia, hitting sixth, contributed 3 runs, 2 hits, 2 RBIs, and a stolen base. In the seventh spot, third baseman Cameron Mendoza added 1 run, 1 hit, and 2 RBIs. Left fielder Cinthya Alburez and first baseman Madison Edwards, batting eighth and ninth respectively, continued the barrage, with Alburez scoring 1 run, 2 hits, 2 RBIs, and a double, and Edwards adding 1 run, 2 hits, and 2 RBIs.

The highlight of the game came in the sixth inning when Oak Ridge unleashed an eight-run barrage, starting with back-to-back home runs from Adrienne Thompson and Ella Boyer sealing the victory.

On the mound, pitcher Savanna Conway, who was rested in the previous game against Cleveland, threw a complete game, allowing just four hits and one run over six innings. The defense backed her up, with an infield that kept everything in front of them and an outfield that is proving to be one of the fastest in the district.

The War Eagles' fan base traveled to the game filling the stands and providing support. Their presence added to the atmosphere and underscored the community's passion for high school sports.

During the postgame interview, Coach Stephani Rougeau commended her team's performance, particularly their balanced offense and smart base running.

"We're seeing contributions from everyone in the lineup, which eases the pressure on our top hitters," remarked Rougeau

She also underscored the importance of base running awareness and fundamentals. Rougeau praised their strategic approach at the plate, noting, "We planned to be patient hitters, and I'm pleased with how well the players have executed that strategy." When asked about the lineup for the rest of the season, Coach Rougeau mentioned that they are still fine-tuning it.

With this win, Oak Ridge maintains its perfect record in the district at 6-0 and solidifies its position as the team to beat. Looking ahead, Oak Ridge is set to face Caney Creek in their next matchup on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, while College Park will seek to rebound against New Caney. 


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