The Lady Longhorns will also head south hitting Richfield before attending the classic facing off with Morgan, Parowan, Lone Peak, Needles, Nevada and HurricaneRead More
By Meredith Sorensen
The Longhorn Softball team started off their season with a home win of 15-0 against the Rowland Hall Winged Lions. Taylor Norman hit two home runs, which gave the Longhorns an ultimate advantage. They also traveled to St. George for a tournament and won 4 out of 5 games.
The Lady Longhorns also played Thursday starting off with the Grand County Lady Red Devils with the Red Devils beating the Longhorns 15-2, later they took on the Parowan Rams. The Longhorns woke up the bats in the first inning scoring 18 runs in the first inning. They needed those as Parowan put up 16 runs in the next four innings while the Longhorns added 4 to gain the 22-16 victory. Still on Thursday, the Longhorns played the Gunnison Valley Lady Bulldogs. The Lady Bulldogs had a 9 run second inning to dampen the Longhorns spirits as they went on to beat Altamont 18-3 ending the Longhorns state run.
Both the Duchesne Lady Eagles and the Altamont Lady Longhorns Softball teams started the 2a State Championships by heading to the Spanish Fork complex. The Lady Eagles took on the Emery Spartans on Thursday in a hard fought see-saw battle. The Spartans took off to a 3 run lead then a 4 run fifth inning gave the Eagles a 6-5 advantage 3 runs in the 6th by the Spartans followed by 2 runs in the 7th by the Eagles led to extra innings. The Spartans scored 2 in the 8th and the Eagles couldn't score, leading to the 10-8 Eagle loss. Later Thursday they faced the Millard Eagles, giving up 9 runs in the first inning lead to the 18-3 Duchesne loss.
The Altamont Lady Longhorn softball team traveled to Salt Lake to take on the Rowland Hall Winged Lions in a double header Wednesday, winning both games 21-4 and 24-9. They then traveled to Richfield Friday losing to the Wild Cats 10-1. Monday they headed to Eagle Mountain to take on the Rockwell Academy Marshalls, coming away with a 9-7 victory. Tuesday the hosted the South Summit J V, slipping by with a 9-8 victory. They'll host the St. Joseph Jayhawks out of Ogden Thursday. The Lady Longhorns are currently 5 and 4 in Region 17 play and are in third place.
The Lady Longhorns softball team traveled to Summit Academy last Tuesday trailing 9-0 after 2 innings, the Lady Horns scored 11 runs in the top of the third then gave up 12 in the last three innings to lose 21-11. They hosted North Summit Thursday, playing even the first couple of innings, the Lady Horns broke it open scoring 10 runs down the stretch to take the 19-9 win. The Horns hit two home runs in the game. They then hosted the St. Joseph Jayhawks out of Ogden on Friday beating them 22 to 6. They travel to Rowland Hall next Monday the 17th then visit North SummitWednesday.
While the Lady Longhorns are at St. Joseph Tuesday and host Rockwell Wednesday