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Prep Roundup: Lady Bulldogs pounce on Wickenburg, 19-5

Kingman’s Kearra Tauta had a home run and five RBIs during the Lady Bulldogs’ 19-5 win at Wickenburg Friday.

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Kingman’s Kearra Tauta had a home run and five RBIs during the Lady Bulldogs’ 19-5 win at Wickenburg Friday.

KINGMAN – The Kingman softball team traveled to Wickenburg Friday and cruised to a 19-5 victory.

“We hit the ball really well,” Lady Bulldogs softball coach Craig Lee said. “The girls worked hard in practice and were focused the entire game. Payton Chamberlain pitched a strong game for us.”

Chamberlain yielded just five hits, while striking out three and walking three in five innings of work.

She also helped her own cause at the plate, finishing 3-for-5 with a run batted in.

Kearra Tauta led Kingman at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a home run and five RBIs. Anastasia Tanner went 3-for-5 with a double and four RBIs, while Morgan Stephens was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.

The Lady Bulldogs (4-11, 2-5 in 3A West) conclude their season at 6 p.m. today at Mohave Valley River Valley.

Lake Havasu 11, Lee Williams 0

At LWHS, Lee Williams was unable to tally a run Friday in an 11-0 setback to Lake Havasu. The Lady Volunteers also dropped a doubleheader Saturday against Mingus Union by scores of 13-4 and 8-1.

Lee Williams (3-14, 0-11 in 4A Grand Canyon) finishes up the regular season at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Flagstaff Coconino.

BASEBALL

Kingman 11, Wickenburg 6

At Wickenburg, Kingman jumped out to an early lead against the Wranglers Friday and never looked back in an 11-6 win.

Derrek Brown picked up the win on the mound, yielding three earned runs on six hits with seven strikeouts and no walks in 5 1/3 innings of work.

Anthony Pinto led the Bulldogs at the plate, going 2-for-2 with two RBIs and a run scored. Six other Bulldogs finished with two hits each as Kingman outhit Wickenburg, 17-9.

Kingman (7-10, 3-6 in 3A West) concludes the regular season at 6 p.m. today at River Valley.

Mingus 11, Lee Williams 1; Mingus 9, Lee Williams 8

At Mingus, No. 18-ranked Lee Williams just came up short in the nightcap of a doubleheader Saturday as they lost 9-8 to Mingus.

The Volunteers also dropped the first game, 11-1, and finish the regular season at 11-8 overall and 5-7 in 4A Grand Canyon.