Gatesville buries La Vega early

Now that’s an inning. Gatesville scored a run a minute, batting through the order to take command Tuesday night in its District 17-4A softball game with the La Vega Pirates in Waco. Gatesville scored 10 runs in the first inning, sending the Hornets to a 13-0 win at La Vega Tuesday night.


Gatesville collected 17 hits and drew six walks in the game, which ended after fi ve innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. The Hornets wasted little time in their half of the first, sending 15 batters to the plate during the 10-run explosion. Kennedy Berry and Haley Nichols had two hits each during the uprising. Berry (4-4, 2 RBI, 3B, 3 runs) had a run-scoring triple early and added a single later in the frame, while Nichols (3-4, 5 RBI, two 3B) had a single and triple that each brought in teammates.


To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition

The Gatesville Messenger

116 S. 6th St.
Gatesville, TX 76528
PH: (254) 865-5212
FAX: (254) 865-2361