There are plenty of high school baseball and softball games to watch this weekend, but not all of them will be as packed and action-packed as the zonal game between the Prosper Rock Hill and Woodrow Wilson softball teams. VYPE DFW dives deeper into both teams’ seasons and tells you exactly what you can expect from both teams this weekend!
Prosper Rock Hill Lady Blue Hawks (26-8, 13-1)
The Rock Hill Lady Blue Hawks have had an amazing season so far. Not only did the team finish first in their district by knocking out Denton Guyer, The Woodlands, Denton Braswell, Belton, Crandall, Northwest, Southlake Carroll, The Colony, Lucas Lovejoy and many more in pre-season and district . the Lady Blue Hawks shut out 12 of their opponents this season. The team outscored the others by a combined 167 points on the season while posting a winning percentage of 77%.
Led by Veronica Cully, Ella Berlage, Jolie Malan, Gabrielle Luna, Leah Rinehart, Emily Alvarez and Emma Hill, the team has been one of the best softball teams in the metroplex this season. Alvarez, a well-trained base-stealing machine, has helped guide the team to many wins as her teammates continue to work at home plate and on the field to score big wins. So far in the playoffs, the Lady Blue Hawks haven’t allowed a single run against them while scoring 18 against Frisco Lone Star over a two-game streak (8-0, 10-0).
Dallas Woodrow Wilson Lady Wildcats (22-10-1, 14-2)
Finishing second in their district, the Woodrow Wilson Lady Wildcats also had quite the season. Behind strong athletes like Caitlyn Carrillo, Sofia Martinez, Caitlyn Gloria, Jaylene Saucedo, Marissa Lopez, Keeley Wood and many more, the team played smart against their opponents. Martinez, another base-stealing prodigy, has helped accelerate the formation of the Lady Wildcats this season as her teammates have stepped up to support their opponents.
During the regular season, the Lady Wildcats beat North Dallas, Carrollton Turner, Dallas Conrad, Dallas White, Carrollton Creekview and more. With impressive shutouts like a 20-0 win over Turner, a 17-0 win over South Garland, a 23-0 win over Carter, and more, the Lady Wildcats posted 10 shutout wins while edging their opponents by a total of 223 runs this season. So far in the playoffs, Woodrow Wilson has finished Lancaster’s season in two games while scoring 33 points overall (18-0, 15-5).
What to expect:
A battle to the end. Both teams are simply phenomenal, not only at home plate, but also on the field. Fans can expect to see smart batsmen and running bases from both teams, putting pressure on their defenses to finish the job. Rock Hill has been a force to be reckoned with all season while Woodrow Wilson has been nearly flawless. Expect to see a great series this weekend!
Game 1 of the series is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6 at Carrollton Ranchview. Game 2 will be played on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and Game 3 will follow immediately if needed.
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