Bonham’s Lady Warriors got by Anna, 7-4, in non-district softball action on Feb. 18 at Bonham.
From the circle, Anna’s Hannah Howell allowed four hits and four earned runs while striking out six and walking seven over six innings. The Lady Coyotes (4-3) were hindered by three errors. Bonham hurlers gave up five hits, struck out three and walked eight. All four Anna runs were earned.
Anna tied it, 1-1, in the top of third on Kallie Harris’ single to center that brought home Amber Thille, who’d tripled to left. In the fourth, Bonham loaded the bases on two walks and a single. One more base on balls made it 2-1, Lady Warriors, and a two-run single to center followed.
In the sixth, Howell led off with a walk and Madison Gaston’s ensuing two-run homer drew the Lady Coyotes to within 4-3. Bonham added three runs in the bottom of the sixth on back-to- back Anna errors to lead, 7-3.
The Lady Coyotes plated one run in their last at bat, drawing five walks in the frame with Gaston getting the last one to bring home Madi McPherson. An earlier double-play proved costly to the Lady Coyotes’ rally hopes as Bonham struck out the next batter with two runners on.
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Anna 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4 5 3
Bonham 1 0 0 3 0 3 X 7 4 0