STRETCH RUN: Lady Cardinals eye strong finish

STRETCH RUN: Lady Cardinals eye strong finish

With eight games left in the regular season, the Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals need a strong finish to qualify for the Region XIV Tournament.

The Lady Cardinals have momentum in their favor as they begin the homestretch run. They have won six of their last eight games.

Currently 23-19 overall and 8-12 in conference, the Lady Cardinals four games back of fourth-place Navarro in the conference standings. The top four teams in the East Zone qualify to join the top four teams in the South Zone at the regional tournament May 6-9 at Angelina College in Lufkin.

 The Lady Cardinals, coming off a doubleheader sweep against Northeast Texas, are scheduled to face Tyler on the road Wednesday and then travel Saturday to battle Bossier Parish.

Next week, the Lady Cardinals take on Kilgore on Wednesday in their final home game and close the regular season at Paris on Saturday, April 22.

Here are the Lady Cardinals' hitting leaders:


(Minimum 50 At-Bats)

Ryah Kaniho .439

Shannon Klaus .427

Savanah Martinez .358

Breana Florez .351

Courtney Johnson .327



Shannon Klaus 44

Savanah Martinez 34

Breana Florez 33

Courtney Johnson 32

Alexis Santos 25

Ryah Kaniho 25



Alexi Santos 25

Breana Florez 25

Savanah Martinez 23

Courtney Johnson 18

Shannon Klaus 14



Savanah Martinez 9

Alexis Santos 4

Courtney Johnson 3

Breana Florez 3

Alyssa De Los Santos 3



Shannon Klaus 5

Breanna Florez 1



Alexis Santos 8

Savanah Martinez 7

Shannon Klaus 4

Breana Florez 4

Ryah Kaniho 4



Shannon Klaus 17

Kayla  Trekell 5

Courntey Johnson 3

Savanah Martinez 3