4/2/2014 6:00:00 AM Lady Tigers come back from 8-1 deficit against Wickenburg
Kingman High’s Danielle Shaw runs in front of Kingman Academy shortstop Tara Sherwood on March 18 at Centennial Park. Recently, the Lady Bulldogs have lost twice and Kingman Academy beat Wickenburg.
KINGMAN - The Kingman Academy softball team put together eight base hits and a walk in the top of the sixth to begin a heroic comeback after trailing Wickenburg (3-5, 0-3 S2) to start the inning Friday, 8-1. The Lady Tigers added two more in the seventh to win the Division III, Section 2 game, 9-8.
Madison McKowan, Destinee Haren-Ralph, Dakota Parker and Ashteyn Whirlow all doubled in the six-run sixth inning. Ashlea Tomlinson smacked a triple, and Kylie Tomlinson and Kiersten Kinsey singled. Tara Sherwood drew the walk.
In the seventh, Kingman Academy (5-2, 2-1 S2) completed the comeback when Sherwood doubled, scored on another Ashlea Tomlinson triple, who then scored on sister Kylie's double.
Kingman Academy faced Division II Flagstaff (2-2) Tuesday in Flagstaff. Results were not available by deadline. The Lady Tigers resume their Section 2 schedule today against Estrella Foothills (5-2, 1-1) in Goodyear.
Lady Bulldogs drop two
KINGMAN - Mohave and Lake Havasu both posted eight runs that were good enough for wins over the Kingman High softball team in the span of four days.
Havasu (2-4) used a three-run sixth to distance itself from Kingman (1-6) Friday in Lake Havasu, 8-5. Mohave (8-0) scored eight to put away the Lady Bulldogs Monday in Bullhead City, 8-5.
Kingman faced Parker (1-6) Tuesday in Parker. Results were not available by deadline. The Lady Bulldogs open their D-II, Section 5 schedule at 3:45 p.m. Thursday at Bradshaw Mountain (3-4) in Prescott Valley.
Kingman boys tennis shut out again
KINGMAN - It hasn't been the easiest of weeks for the Kingman High boys tennis team, and it's not going to get any easier for the Bulldogs.
After getting shut out by No. 5 Bradshaw Mountain last Thursday, Kingman (1-4) experienced it again against No. 9 Prescott (7-0) Monday in Prescott, 9-0.
Kingman next plays at No. 2 Lake Havasu (8-0) Thursday, and then opens its D-II, Section 3 schedule at Bradshaw Mountain (7-0) on Tuesday. Following that, the Bulldogs host Prescott on April 10.
Kingman currently sits at No. 40 in the D-II rankings. In order to get to the playoffs, the Bulldogs must finish in the top 16 or win the Section 3 championship.