Prosper Lady Eagles sitting at 12-1-1 headed into District 5-6A play

By Rick Bailey
For the Prosper Press

Prosper - The Prosper Lady Eagles (12-1-1/1-0) won their District 5-6A opener in a big way with a 9-0 blanking of Little Elm on March 8. Prosper was led by junior Gabby Coffey who was 4 for 4 hitting with two doubles, one home run and four rbi in the game. 

Seniors Josey Dodgson and Abbey Beasley were each 2 of 3 hitting in the contest. Dodgson had one double and Beasley added one rbi. Elissa Griffen was the winning pitcher with 10 strikeouts which brought her season record to 5-1.   

Going into the Spring Break week the Lady Eagles got a win over Lewisville 6-1. Junior Ayden Allen paced Prosper with 1 of 2 hitting on one double with two rbi. Gabby Coffey was 2 of 3 batting for the game with a triple and a home run. Junior Riley McDaniel was also 2 of 3 hitting and the winning pitcher was Sydney Lewis who is now 3-0 on the season. 

Prosper’s only loss of the season was 10-4 to Rockwall in tournament play and they also played Colleyville Heritage to an 8-8 tie in tournament play. The Lady Eagles wins on the season were as follows: Plano 11-1, Flower Mound 9-3, Cedar Hill 17-2, Timber Creek 6-1, Bishop Lynch 16-0, Van Alstyne 6-0, Lovejoy 2-0, VR Eaton 15-3, Life Waxahachie 21-0, Crandall 12-2 and Lewisville 6-1.

Season leaders for Prosper on offense include: Batting Average - Gabby Coffey .571, Sydney Lewis .559, Elizabeth Moffitt . 537, Josey Dodgson .476, EB Bobbitt .476 and Ayden Allen .348. 

Lady Eagle leaders in runs scored include: Gabby Coffey 16, Elizabeth Moffitt 15, Sydney Lewis 12, Ayden Allen 12, Josey Dodgson 11 and EB Bobbitt 11.

Lady Eagle leaders in runs batted in (RBI) include: Elizabeth Moffitt 31, Gabby Coffey 24, Sydney Lewis 17, Josey Dodgson 11, EB Bobbitt 11 and Ayden Allen 8. 

Prosper leaders in extra base hits include: Doubles - Josey Dodgson 6, Sydney Lewis 6, Gabby Coffey 5, Elizabeth Moffitt 4, EB Bobbitt 3 and Ayden Allen 2. 

Prosper leaders in extra base hits include: Triples - Gabby Coffey 2, EB Bobbitt 2, Josey Dodgson 1 and Sydney Lewis 1.

Prosper leaders in extra base hits include: Home Runs - Elizabeth Moffitt 9, Gabby Coffey 7, Sydney Lewis 4 and Josey Dodgson 1.

Pitching for the Lady Eagles is in the trusty arms of junior Elissa Griffen (5-1) with a 1.58 ERA and 33 strikeouts, Abbey Beasley (3-0) with a 2.80 ERA and 38 strikeouts and Sydney Lewis (3-0) with 1.50 ERA and seven strikeouts.  

Prosper continued District 5-6A play on March 11 hosting Denton Guyer. On March 16 they also hosted district opponent McKinney with another home non-district game against Southlake Carroll.

The schedule over the next week for other District 5-6A opponents include: March 11 - McKinney Boyd @ Allen and Denton Guyer @ Prosper; March 16 - Allen @ Little Elm and McKinney @ Prosper; March 19 - Denton Guyer at Allen and Southlake Carroll @ Prosper; March 20 - Allen @ Southlake Carroll.