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Just for kicks

Tasha Thoms battles a Lorena player for control of the ball. The Hornets faced off with China Spring Friday night. The Hornets are at Connally on March 19 and host

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Personal record for Brock

Sarah Brock clears an early height on her way to a personal best with a fi ve-foot, two-inch leap in the varsity girls high jump. She took fourth in the meet with the effort. Gatesville teammate Sydney Mundkowsky was fifth at 4-10.

Hornets high jumper clears 5-2

Messenger Sports Editor The Gatesville girls used a personal record by high jumper Sarah Brock and points in three events by Alayna Washington to lead the team to a sixth-place

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Securing the catch

Emma Blakley secures a catch on a cutoff throw at third base for the Hornets against Taylor Tuesday at Gatesville. Kendall Villagrana backs her up on the play. Blakley had two walks and scored one run and Villagrana had a triple and one run scored in the game. The Hornets lost, 20-8.

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Sophomore pitcher

Deygan Hilliker delivers a pitch for the HoRnets. The sophomore is one of three pitchers that the Hornets have used this season in a 7-13 start.

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Hustling play

Kennedy Berry dives to make a catch on a pop up in a recent game during the Gatesville Invitational. Senior Berry has been a solid hitter and produces stellar work behind the plate for the Hornets. Berry reached base twice on errors and scored one run in four plate appearances against Taylor. (Below) Maci Matthews prepares to swing for a home run in the fourth inning.

Hornet softball stands 7-13 after 20 games

Emma Blakley secures a catch on a cutoff throw at third base for the Hornets against Taylor Tuesday at Gatesville. Kendall Villagrana backs her up on the play. Blakley had two walks and scored one run and Villagrana had a triple and one run scored in the game. The Hornets lost, 20-8.

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