Hannah Hasle allowed four hits and struck out eight as Colleyville Heritage beat Birdville 2-1, snapping the defending 5A champs’ 13-game winning streak.
Birdville (21-4-1, 12-1), the No. 1 team in area rankings, dropped its first district game at 12-1. The Hawks have clinched at least a share of the District 8-5A title and can still clinch the No. 1 seed with a win over Richland on Friday.
UTA commit Maggie Black’s RBI triple gave the Panthers (22-5-2, 11-2) the lead in the fourth inning. Heritage improved to 11-2 in district and can still force a first-place tie with a Birdville loss and win over Grapevine on Friday.
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First time champions
Eaton got a 14-2 win in five innings over Saginaw to clinch the District 6-5A outright title and No. 1 seed. The Eagles improved to 10-3.
The Eagles (20-5-1, 10-3) scored at least three runs in their four innings at bat, five in the first. Jaden Middlebrook and Madelyn Wright drew back-to-back RBI walks. Chelsea Blankenship and Maci Elliott brought in runs to make it 5-0.
Blankenship and Elliott had three RBIs apiece, and Ashlyn Walker had a triple and two RBIs.
Wright, an ACU commit, struck our four and allowed five hits in the complete game. The Eagles await Wichita Falls Rider or Denton in the bi-district round.
ACU commit Kat Huseman homered for the sixth time this season for Saginaw (19-10-1, 7-6).
District champs again
For the third time in four years , Martin finishes the regular season as district champs. The Warriors shut out Lamar 15-0 to end 4-6A play with a 13-1 record.
Martin (25-9-1, 13-1) put up 13 runs in the first inning. Olivia Reames (Arkansas Tech) went 2 of 3 with a home run and five RBIs. Jenna Rhoades (Texas A&M Commerce) was 3 of 3 with a triple and three RBIs. Kayla Hitt also tripled and drove in three. Jenna Rude was 3 of 3 with a double and an RBI.
The Warriors await Fossil Ridge or Haltom in the bi-district round.
Texas Tech commit Amanda Desario drove in two including the game-tying run, and Harding commit Hanna Jones scored on a run down from third base and Keller rallied from two down to beat Timber Creek 4-3.
The Indians (21-4-1, 10-1) clinched at least a share of the District 3-6A title and can get the No. 1 seed with a win at Haltom on Friday.
Timber Creek (26-4-1, 10-2) scored the first two runs with an RBI from Oklahoma Christian commit Sydney Smith and UT-Permian Basin signee Vanessa Alonzo.
Freshman Rylee Layton held the 6A champs scoreless through the first two innings and held a 2-1 lead until the fifth. Texas Tech commit Riley Love doubled to right center and scored on a bloop single from Desario in the third.
Dylann Kaderka allowed six hits and struck out six in the complete game. A win on Friday will set up a first round date with Arlington.
Arlington, Burleson clinch
The Colts grabbed the final spot in 4-6A and their first playoff berth since 2012 after beating Sam Houston 19-0. Lauryn Henson threw a one-hitter and struck out nine in five innings.
Arlington (15-10, 8-6) scored six times in the second to take an 8-0 lead. Brooke Kolanek went 4 of 4 with a double, three RBIs and four runs. Elaine Lopez was 4 of 5 with three RBIs. Sam Hernandez was 3 of 4 with an RBI.
The Colts await Keller or Timber Creek in the first round.
Texas Wesleyan signee Saeya Esparza and Kyleigh Rich both had two RBIs as Burleson beat Everman 11-2 to clinch the third seed in 9-5A, the program’s 14th-straight playoff berth. Esparza had two doubles.
Navarro College signee Zoe Miranda went 3 of 3 with a double and RBI and Natali Wheeler tripled and drove in a run. Taylor Sutton and Lauren Isbell both had RBIs for the Elks (13-11, 9-5).
Haltom stays alive
Nykole Sourivong brought in Nevaeh Pecina and Madison Brodnax in the top of the seventh and Haltom rallied to beat Weatherford 6-4 to stay in the hunt for the final spot in 4-6A.
Brodnax went 2 of 4 with two doubles and one RBI. Jocelyn Mabery also drove in a run.
The Buffs (11-11-1, 4-7) host Keller on Friday. A win and a loss by Fossil Ridge against Abilene will force a tiebreaker.
Walk off style
Bristen Potter’s walk-off single sent Keller Central past Fossil Ridge 7-6. She and Kitty Knotts both went 2 of 4 with two RBIs. Maggie Maronski and Sophia Harris both drove in runs. The Panthers had taken the 6-4 lead with three runs in the top of the seventh.
Southlake Carroll (16-11-1, 7-6) scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh and Avery Zeigler hit the walk-off RBI single as the Dragons beat LD Bell 7-6. Gaby Garcia was 4 for 4 with three runs and two RBIs for Carroll, who stays in the hunt for the final spot in 5-6A.
Brock on top
Lubbock Christian commit Mattye Tyler threw her sixth shutout in the Eagles past eight games as Brock clinched the 7-3A title with a 14-0 win vs second-place Breckenridge. She allowed one hit and struck out five, and also went 3 of 4 with three RBIs.
Five players drove in two runs- Sydney Snow, Kacie Gilreath, Lauren Lightfoot, Bailey Ray and Landry Felts. Anarenee Beyer drove in one run for the Eagles (22-7, 11-0).
Timber Creek 10-2*
Fossil Ridge 5-6
Flower Mound 12-1*
Hebron vs Lewisville, Wednesday
Chisholm Trail 7-6
Arlington Heights 12-0*
South Hills 8-2*
Western Hills 6-5*
Trimble Tech 5-6*
Colleyville Heritage 11-2*
Grapevine vs Richland, Wednesday
Joshua vs Cleburne tiebreaker, 7 pm Friday at Burleson
Lake Ridge 10-3*
Summit vs Legacy, Wednesday
Mineral Wells 10-1*
Lake Worth 4-6
Midlothian Heritage 5-6
Glen Rose 4-7