Kirby records 11 strikeouts as Lady Harvesters shut-out Perryton 14-0
The Pampa Lady Harvesters (9-4-1, 3-1) shut-out Perryton on Friday afternoon 14-0.
Freshman Kynleigh Kirby took the circle and sat down the Rangerettes in order to start the game. Senior Celest Ostercamp led things off for Pampa with a double. Ostercamp scored during the ensuing plate appearance for Kirby, who reached on an error. Senior Makenzie Anguiano walked while Kirby scored on an error from Perryton. Sophomore Hallie Hawthorne had a line drive single that scored Anguiano and Pampa took a 3-0 lead.
Two at bats later, sophomore Reagan Dyer drew a walk, followed by senior Jasmine Martinez taking a hit from a pitch to load the bases. Sophomore Sydney Larkin stole home before Sophomore Jade Shackelford had a RBI single, bringing home Dyer. After one, Pampa led 5-0.
Perryton went down in order in the second inning. Kirby hit a one-out double, followed by Anguiano and Hawthorne both taking pitches to load the bases. Larkin singled on a bunt to score junior AnaLysa Rios (in for Hawthorne). Dyer hit a fly-ball that turned a double-play, but it was enough to bring home Anguiano and give Pampa the 7-0 lead after two.
In the bottom of the third, Martinez drew a walk followed by a Shackelford double and walk from Esme DeLeon to load the bases. Kirby drew the RBI one-out walk and Pampa took the 8-0 lead.
Kirby retired the side in order in the fourth, setting up the home half of the fourth. After a double from Larkin, a single from Dyer and a walk from Martinez, the bases were loaded. Shackelford drew the RBI walk, followed by the single on the bunt from DeLeon to give Pampa the 10-0 lead. Kirby later doubled, followed by the single from Anguiano to give Pampa the commanding 14-0 lead.
In the top of the fifth, Hawthorne came in and retired the side and finish the 14-0 Pampa win.
The Lady Harvesters return to action Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Canyon.
Kyleigh Kirby pitched four innings with 11 strike-outs and two walks. Hallie Hawthorne pitched one inning with one hit and two punch-outs.
Celest Ostercamp went 1-4 with a run-scored; Kynleigh Kirby went 2-3 with three runs scored, three RBI and a walk; Makenzie Anguiano went 1-2 with two runs scored, a RBI and a walk; Jade Shackelford went 1-2 with a run scored, a RBI and a walk; Sydney Larkin went 2-3 with two runs scored; Reagan Dyer went 1-2 with two runs scored, a RBI and a walk; Jasmine Martinez had two walks and two runs scored; Hallie Hawthorne went 2-3; Esme Deleon went 1-2 with a run scored, a RBI and a walk.
The Lady Harvesters scored 14 runs with 12 hits and no errors; Perryton had one hit and four errors.