Rock Hill Lady Blue Hawks 10-5 after getting first District 10-5A win

By Rick Bailey
For the Prosper Press

Rock Hill - The Rock Hill Lady Blue Hawks (10-5) got their first District 10-5A win over Sherman 11-2. Veronica Cully and Jolie Malan led Rock Hill with 3 for 4 batting and both had extra base hits. Cully had a double and two rbi in her four at bats and Malan got a triple and an rbi.    

Junior Grace Berlage was 2 for 3 with a double and two rbi, Emily Alvarez was 2 for 4 with a double and two rbi and Emma Hill was also 2 for 3 in the contest. Grace Berlage was the winning pitcher and had nine strikeouts.     

Going into the Spring Break week the Lady Hawks dropped a 5-3 loss to Flower Mound.  The Rock Hill effort was led by Veronica Cully who was 2 for 3 hitting and Jolie Malan who was 1 for 3 hitting with two rbi.  

Rock Hill got nine wins going into the Spring Break week including: Denton Braswell 4-2, Cedar Hill 12-6, Plano 5-3, Little Elm 5-2, Hebron 5-1, Allen 4-3, Burkburnett 5-1 and North Richland Hills 3-1. Their 11-2 district win over Sherman put them at 10 wins on the season. Allen 18-2, Sachse 9-4, Coppell 9-1, Lubbock Monterrey 3-1 and Flower Mound 5-3 handed the Lady Blue Hawks their five losses. 

Season leaders for Rock Hill on offense include: Batting Average - Veronica Culley .500, Emily Alvarez .361, Jolie Malan .353, Katerina Luna .333, Emma Hall .320, Aislynn Hardin .276 and Dawson Hill .250. 

Lady Blue Hawk leaders in runs scored include: Veronica Culley 11, Jolie Malan 10, Emily Alvarez 8, Katerina Luna 7, Emma Hall 7, Aislynn Hardin 7 and Dawson Hill 5. 

Rock Hill leaders in runs batted in (RBI) include: Katerina Luna 13, Emily Alvarez 6, Veronica Culley 5, Jolie Malan 5, Aislynn Hardin 5, Dawson Hill 4 and Emma Hall 3.

Lady Blue Hawk leaders in extra base hits include: Doubles - Katerina Luna 4, Jolie Malan 3, Dawson Hill 3, Emily Alvarez 1, Veronica Culley 1, Aislynn Hardin 1 and Emma Hall 1. 

Rock Hill leaders in extra base hits include: Triples - Katerina Luna 3 and Jolie Malan 3.

Lady Blue Hawk leaders in extra base hits include: Home Runs - Dawson Hill 4.

Pitching for the Lady Blue Hawks falls on the arms of Grace Berlage (5-2) with 2.78 ERA and 56 strikeouts and Taylor Hagen (3-2) with 4.28 ERA and 35 strikeouts. 

Rock Hill continues District 10-5A play on March 12 at the Colony and on March 26 hosts Princeton.