|The Deer Park Lady Wildcats 8U Softball Team are the No. 3 seed for |
bracket play in the 9th Annual Gabby Romero Benefit Tournament.
Photo by Darla S Tamulitis, La Vita Loca Photography
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By Robert H Kelly
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HOUSTON, TEXAS (October 6, 2017) The Deer Park Lady Wildcats kicked off the 2017 9th Annual Gabby Romero Benefit Softball Tournament at El Franco Lee Park in Houston, Texas in the 8U division with two games in pool play on Friday, October 6, 2017. In their first game of the evening, they dropped a hard fought 11-4 decision to Deer Park Orange. In the second game, against South Belt Green, they connected for four runs in both the first and second innings that led to a 9-5 win for Deer Park.
The Lady Wildcats showed a solid offense and defense against South Belt after overcoming the earlier loss to Deer Park Orange. Kiley Adams, Aislynn Yummit, Bella Stokley, Kensley Hyland, and Aaliyah Agan had stellar performances at the plate, while Emilee Mendoza, Jazzy Garza, Lexie Lorillard, Savannah Brown, and Trinity Choate showed excellent glove play in the field. In addition, Kiristin Kelly showed tremendous skill behind plate as catcher.
The Lady Wildcats continue the tournament on Saturday, October 7, 2017, as the No. 3 seed in bracket play, with a 6:45 p.m. start against No. 6 Pasadena Diamond Rippers. The Lady Wildcats are led by head coach Chad Hyland and assistant coach Jimmy Stokley.