Lady Viking softball season begins 2-0

The softball girls defeated #20 Los Fresnos 6-1 during tournament play Thursday.

Junior pitcher Brittney Jones earned the win.

Senior Meagan Kraatz went 2-3 hitting and scored 2 runs and stole 2 bases. Senior Kenna Buxbaum went 2-2 hitting and earned 2 RBIs.

Bryan’s record improved to 2-0 after opening the season with a 9-2 win against the Waller Lady Bulldogs on Feb. 14.

In that game the Lady Vikings took a 2-0 lead in the top of the 1st inning on a single by junior Brittney Jones scoring sophomore Erica Russell. Sophomore Madison Goolsby drew a bases loaded walk to bring in Jones.

After Waller cut the lead in half in the top of the 2nd, the Lady Vikings responded with 2 more runs. Junior Taylor Canales scored on a squeeze bunt by Russell and then Russell scored on another squeeze by junior Reagan Boenker.

Waller earned another run in the top of the 4th, and then the Lady Vikes broke the game open with 5 in the bottom of the 4th. Canales scored on a single by Russell. Senior Meagan Kraatz and Russell cam in on a squeeze by Boenker and Jones doubled to score Boenker. Junior Morgan Isbell singled up the middle to score Jones.

Senior Hannah Parker pitched a complete game, striking out 5.

The girls play again Friday during the next round of the BCS tournament against Burleson Centennial at 1:40 and Conroe Oak Ridge at 5:00.