Melissa continues to look for its first district win as the first half of the district season comes to a close. The Lady Cardinals fell against Anna in their opener and then fell to Community and Bonham over the past week.

Melissa will take on Princeton Friday and then play host to Anna on Tuesday.

Bonham 22, Melissa 5

Bonham pounded the Lady Cardinals 22-5 over five innings on March 25 in Melissa. It scored 10 runs in the third on a wild pitch, a two-run single by Ashton Sutton, a walk by Maggie Hunt, an RBI single by Samantha Bennett, a bases-loaded walk by Kenzie Rattan and a two-run double by Audra Romans.

Sidney Sewell racked up four RBIs on two hits for the Lady Warriors. She homered in the second inning and singled in the fifth inning. Sewell got the win for Bonham despite allowing five runs over five innings. She struck out four, walked two and surrendered eight hits.

Kelsey Smith took the loss for Melissa. She allowed 10 runs in 2 2/3 innings, walked none and struck out two.

Melissa took an early two-run lead in the bottom of the first. After Madison Boedeker tripled, Melissa kept the pressure on Bonham’s pitching as Bailey Church homered. The Lady Cardianls tacked on more runs when Shelby Hill scored on an RBI double by Rebecca Pittman.

Bonham piled on two more runs in the top of the fourth. The Lady Warriors added eight more runs in the top of the fifth.

R H E

B 0 2 10 2 8 22 14 1

M 2 0 0 2 1 5 8 7

Community 10, Melissa 6

The Lady Cardinals traveled to Community and lost 10-6 in seven innings on March 21.Reporting information from this game was not available at press time.

R H E

M 013 200 0 6 10 2

C 001 702 0 10 7 1