Lady Bulldogs finish Vegas Tournament 4-2

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The Winslow Lady Bulldogs won four games and lost two at a softball tournament played in Las Vegas on April 1, 2 and 3. The team started the tournament with an easy 18-2 win over Canyon Springs Academy on Thursday and followed it with a 3-0 win over Bonanza and a 9-1 win over Rancho on Friday. Centennial handed Winslow its first loss on Friday 4-0. The Lady Bulldogs blanked Bishop Gorman 10-0 on Saturday but lost to Palo Verde 4-2 on that final day. The results left Winslow with an excellent 13-2 record for the season.

The Lady Bulldogs routed Canyon Springs Academy  18-2 in their first game of the tournament.. Kelly Pugh got the win allowing no runs and no hits in her two innings of work. Mallory Smith worked the last three innings and gave up two unearned runs on two hits. Winslow took a 6-0 lead in the first inning and added to the margin throughout the game on their way to an easy victory.

Winslow had 13 hits in the opening game. Robins Villanueva was two for three with a pair of doubles for Winslow. Jolisa Jones was also two for three. Felicia Nagle was one for one with a triple. Bernice Gover was also one for one. Mireya Ulibarri and Karly Gilbert were one for two with Gilbert having a double. Brianna Macedo and Dallas Zamora were one for three. Jamie Bollin and Haley Hancock were one for four.

Jennifer Yazzie pitched a four hit shutout in the 3-0 win over Bonanza. She walked three and struck out five while going the full seven innings. Winslow scored twice in the bottom of the first inning on a walk, a double by Yazzie, another walk and singles by Gover and Jacobs. The final sore of the game came in the second inning on a walk, an error and a single by Nagle.

Winslow had seven hits in the win over Bonanza with Yazzie and Jacobs both going two for three. Gover, Parsons and Nagle were all one for three.

Yazzie worked the 9-1 win over Rancho on Friday allowing just three hits and four walks while fanning nine. Winslow took a 2-0 lead in the second inning, increased it to 3-0 in the fourth inning and put the game away with six runs in the fifth inning. Rancho scored its lone run in the sixth inning.

The Lady Bulldogs had 12 hits against Rancho led by Ulibarri's three for four performance. Hancock was one for one. Arianna Huerta, Parsons and Perez were all one for three. Gabby Stacey, Nagle and Gover were one for four with Nagle having a double. Yazzie was one for five with a double.

Centennial handed Winslow its first loss on Friday 4-0 with Pugh taking the loss despite allowing just two earned runs on eight hits and two walks in seven innings. Centennial scored two unearned runs in the first inning on three Winslow errors and a walk. The only earned runs scored in the bottom of the sixth inning on three hits and a walk.

Winslow had only three hits against Centennial. Nagle and Mallory Smith were one for two and Parsons was one for three.

Pugh got the win in Winslow's 10-0 victory over Bishop Gorman on Saturday. She had relief from Smith. Pugh was perfect for three innings. Smith allowed only a hit and a walk. Winslow scored four times in the first inning on hits by Stacey, Ulibarri, Yazzie and Nagle. Another run in the second and four it the third put the game out of reach. The final score in the sixth inning allowed the game to be called on the 10 run mercy rule.

Winslow had nine hits against Bishop Gorman led by two for two performances by Ulibarri and Perez. Stacey, Nagle and Jacobs were one for three with Jacobs having a double. Yazzie and Gover were one for tour with Yazzie having a double and Gover a triple.

Yazzie took the loss in the 4-2 defeat by Palo Verde. She allowed four runs on six hits and six walks working the full seven innings. All four Palo Verde runs scored in the third inning on four this and an error. Winslow did not score until the seventh and final inning on a single by Yazzie, a double by Jacobs and a hit batsman.

Winslow had only four hits against Palo Verde. Ulibarri, Yazzie, Jacobs and Parsons were all one for three with Parsons and Jacobs having doubles.

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