Lobos face Harlandale Tuesday

The Uvalde Lobos will take on the San Antonio Harlandale Indians in a District 29-5A rematch Tuesday night.

Play between the Lobos and the Indians will get underway at 7 p.m. at San Antonio’s Frank Tejeda Field.

Last month, the Indians defeated the Lobos, 6-2, in a game played at the Uvalde High School softball field.

Harlandale broke a scoreless tie in the fourth inning when Gabby Martinez scored on a wild pitch.

The Indians plated two runs in the fifth inning as Raven Segovia hit a two-run double.

Nadia Dominguez hit a two-run triple to highlight a three-run sixth inning for the Indians.

The Lobos rallied for two runs in their half of the seventh inning as Ashton Leigh and Anahi Ramirez hit back-to-back, run-scoring triples.

Uvalde wound up with a 12-10 advantage over Harlandale in hits, but the Lobos managed to score only two runs as they ended up stranding 10 runners on base.

Anahi Ramirez tripled and singled twice to lead Uvalde’s hitting.

Denise Longoria and Megan Flores combined pitching efforts to chalk up 15 strikeouts.

Coach Shelbey Veselka’s Indians, 6-1 in district and 15-9 for the season, will enter play against the Lobos Tuesday coming off of a Friday night game against the Floresville Jaguars at Floresville.

Results from the Harlandale-Floresville game were not available at presstime.

Harlandale enter play against Floresville locked in a two-way tie with the Lobos for first place in the District 29-5A softball standings.

Floresville went into the Harlandale game in fourth place in the district standings.

The Jaguars, 3-4 in district and 10-9 for the season trailed Eagle Pass Winn by one game in the chase for third place, while they held a one game lead over San Antonio McCollum.

Floresville, a 14-4 loser to Harlandale last month, was looking to turn the tables on the Indians.

Prior to the schedule break for STAAR testing, the Harlandale girls trounced Southside, 9-0, as they totaled 13 hits and capitalized on seven defensive errors.

Tiara Gomez, Raven Segovia, Selena Molina and Nadia Dominguez each posted two hits to lead the Indians.

Coach Jimmy Fly’s Lobos, 6-1 in district and 16-9-1 for the season, were to play the Southside Lady Cardinals Friday night at the UHS softball field.

Results from that game will be reported in Thursday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Prior to the STAAR testing break, the Lobos downed the McCollum Cowboys in a 7-5 district softball thriller played at Tejeda Field.

With the score knotted at 3-3, the Lobos scored twice in the fourth inning and twice in the fifth inning to take a 7-3 lead.

McCollum rallied for two runs in their half of the seventh inning, but it was too late to make a difference in the outcome of the game.

Anahi Ramirez recorded three hits, including two triples, to lead Uvalde’s seven-hit attack. Ramirez drove in three runs.

Denise Longoria doubled and singled, Kylie Sendejo tripled, while Nadia Gonzales singled.

Megan Flores was the winning pitcher and Denise Longoria posted a save.

Flores and Longoria each allowed six hits. Flores walked five batters and struck out two batters, while Longoria struck out two batters.

The Lobos committed four errors, while McCollum made five errors.

Following action Tuesday, the Lobos will be back on the road on Friday as they will face the Floresville Tigers at Floresville.

That game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.

Late last month, the Lobos defeated the Jaguars, 10-0, at the UHS softball field.

Originally the game was to be played at Floresville, but the site of the contest was switched to Uvalde because of wet playing conditions at the Floresville field.

The Lobos racked up 12 hits and took advantage of five Floresville errors.

Anahi Ramirez, Denise Longoria and Kylie Sendejo each totaled three hits in the contest.

Ramirez drove in two runs while Longoria and Sendejo each drove in one run.

Kamryn Arredondo, Ashton Leigh and Nadia Ramirez each had one hit.

Megan Flores, the winning pitcher, gave up no hits through three innings in the pitching circle.

Floresville walked three batters and struck out nine batters.

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