WINSLOW, Ariz. - The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Page Lady Sand Devils 14-5 in a softball game played at Page March 13. The win was Winslow's seventh without a defeat.
Richelyn Villanueva got the win working four innings and giving up three runs, two of which were earned, on just two hits and a walk. Taylor Baca worked three innings in relief and gave up two runs on three hits.
Page scored three runs in the bottom of the second inning on three hits and a Winslow error. The Lady Bulldogs scored four times in the top of the third inning on singles by Hailee Branson, Megan Lymer and Villanueva, a walk and two Page errors. The lead grew to 5-3 in the fourth inning on a single by Branson and a hit batter. In the fifth inning Winslow increased the lead to 6-3 on singles by Alyssa Smith, Katonya Begay and Branson.
The Lady Bulldogs built a commanding 11-3 lead in the top of the sixth inning on singles by Lymer, Villanueva, Baca, Nikki Foy and Erica Jodie and a double by Branson. Page cut the lead to 13-5 in the bottom of the sixth on two hits. Winslow completed the scoring in the top of the seventh inning with three runs on a home run by Villanueva, a double by Baca and singles by Smith and Begay.
Branson led the Lady Bulldogs at the plate with a four-for-four day including a double. Baca was four-for-five with two doubles. Villanueva was three-for -five with a home run. Smith was two-for-four. Megan and Begay were two-for-five. Foy and Jodie were both one-for-three.