Bulldogs Won Four of Five at Foothills Tournament

The Winslow Bulldogs won four of five games at the Estrella Footahills Tournament on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Winslow finished the week with an 8-7-1 record for the season. The Bulldogs have played 14 of their first 16 games on the road.

Winslow opened tournament play with a 15-5 win over the Holbrook Roadrunners. Michael Soehner got the win, giving up six hits, fanning six and walking three. He also led Winslow at the plate with a three for three day.

George Vasquez was one for one. Alex Richards was three for four. Lambert Dixson and Matt Oso each were two for three with a double. Lucas Armenta was two for four with a triple. Anthony Martinez was one for three and Nathan Garner was one for four.

Winslow’s second tournament game was a 3-2 loss to 6A Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Fernando Lopez took the loss, giving up only five hits while fanning two and walking two.

Winslow cracked out 14 hits. Amanda Wilcox and Sullenberger were each a perfect three for three. Tessa Ramsey and Brianna Conatser were each two for three. Nicole Curnutte was one for two. Rae Cutfinger had a double in three trips. Sarah Ragnoli and Shaleen Miller were also one for three.

In the second game on Friday, Camp Verde defeated Winslow 4-1. Alex Magana took the loss although only one of Camp Verde’s four runs was earned. She gave up four hits, fanned one and hit a batter. Sullenberger worked two innings in relief, facing the minimum of six batters and striking out four.

Winslow managed only two hits, triples by Ragnoli and Cutfinger. In Friday’s third game, Winslow defeated Chino Valley for the third time this season by the score of 7-0. Conatser had a one-hit shutout for the victory. She fanned seven and walked one.

Winslow had only three hits but took advantage of four errors, three walks and two hit batsmen. Sullenberger had a double in her only appearance. Anna Pacheco was also one for one and Conatser was one for two.

Friday’s final contest was an extra inning affair that went to the tie-breaker formula for the final two innings. Winslow won the game 7-6 when Curnutte stole home with two out.

Sullenberger went the distance for her second win of the day, allowing six unearned runs on just five hits. Winslow committed eight errors and two of the runners who scored were put on base by the tie-breaker rule. She fanned three and walked one.

Ramsey and Conatser were each two for three. Magana and Wilcox were each one for two. Sullenberger and Curnutte each had doubles in three trips and Ragnoli was also one for three.

Winslow continued its winning ways in Saturday’s first game with an 8-1 victory over Joseph City. Conatser got her second win of the tournament as she held the Lady Wildcats to one run on three hits. She fanned four and did not issue a base on balls.

Sullenberger and Curnutte led the hit parade with two for three performances. Ragnoli was one for two. Magana, Conatser, Wilcox and Kathy Taylor were all one for three.

In Saturday’s second game, Round Valley edged Winslow 1-0 in a contest shortened to only three innings by a probably incorrectly enforced time limit rule. Sullenberger took the loss despite allowing only one run (The only earned run she allowed in the tournament.) on three hits and a walk. She fanned four.

Rae Cutfinger tripled for Winslow’s only hit but the pinch-runner for her was thrown out at the plate by the Round Valley centerfielder.

In Saturday’s third game, Winslow defeated Holbrook 7-0. Sullenberger got the shut-out win, allowing only two hits and two walks while fanning one.

Wilcox led Winslow at the plate with a two for two performance. Miller was one for one. Sullenberger, Conatser and Curnutte were all one for two and Ramsey was one for three.

Sullenberger pitched a no-hit shut-out in Winslow’s final game, a 2-0 win over Chinle. She fanned four and walked one. Cutfinger and Sullenberger each had doubles in two trips to the plate. Ramsey and Conatser were also one for two.

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