Rock Hill Lady Blue Hawks sitting at top of District 10-5A at 5-0

By Rick Bailey
For the Prosper Press

Rock Hill - The Rock Hill Lady Blue Hawks (5-0/14-5) picked up two District 10-5A wins this past week over Wylie East 10-0 and Denison 3-0.  

In the March 19 win over Wylie East Jolie Malan paced the Lady Blue Hawks going 3 for 3 at the plate with one rbi and one triple. Emily Alvarez was 2 for 3 on the day and Katrina Luna went 2 for 3 with four rbi and two doubles. Grace Berlage picked up five strikeouts getting the win on the mound. 

On Friday, March 19 Rock Hill (5-0) picked up a 3-0 win over third place Denison (3-1). Taylor Hagen 2 for 3 led the Lady Blue Hawks in hitting and Grace Berlage picked up the win on the mound with five strikeouts.   

Season leaders for Rock Hill on offense include: Batting Average - Veronica Culley .482, Emily Alvarez .429, Jolie Malan .426, Katerina Luna .400, Emma Hill .364, Taylor Hagen .279 and Aislynn Hardin .299.

Season leaders for Lady Blue Hawks on offense include: On-Base Percentage - Veronica Culley .547, Jolie Malan .491, Emily Alvarez .490, Katerina Luna .450, Taylor Hagen .423, Emma Hill .417 and Aislynn Hardin .240. 

Lady Blue Hawk leaders in runs scored include: Jolie Malan 19, Veronica Culley 15, Emily Alvarez 15, Katerina Luna 13, Emma Hill 10, Tristalyn Lee 10, Aislynn Hardin 9 and Dawson Hill 8.

Rock Hill leaders in runs batted in (RBI) include: Katerina Luna 25, Veronica Culley 12, Dawson Hill 8, Aislynn Hardin 8, Jolie Malan 7, Taylor Hagen 7 and Emily Alvarez 6.

Lady Blue Hawk leaders in extra base hits include: Doubles - Katerina Luna 8, Dawson Hill 4, Jolie Malan 3, Veronica Culley 2, Grace Berlage 2, Aislynn Hardin 2, Camilla Spriggs 2 and Emma Hall 2. 

Rock Hill leaders in extra base hits include: Triples - Jolie Malan 5 and Katerina Luna 3.

Lady Blue Hawk leaders in extra base hits include: Home Runs - Dawson Hill 3, Taylor Hagen 3, Katerina Luna 2, Jolie Malan 1 and Veronica Cully 1.

Pitching for the Lady Blue Hawks falls on the arms of Grace Berlage (7-2) with 2.25 ERA and 66 strikeouts in 15 appearances and Taylor Hagen (5-2) with 4.11 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 12 appearances.

District 10-5A standing through March 23: Rock Hill (5-0/14-5), Lovejoy (4-0/14-6-3), Denison (3-1/10-6), The Colony (2-2/2-3-2), Wylie East (1-2/2-5), McKinney North (1-3/1-10), Sherman (1-4/1-10) and Princeton (0-5/9-7-1). 

The results of this past week’s District 10-5A games include: March 19: Rock Hill 10, Wylie East 9; The Colony 13, Princeton 6; Lovejoy 19, Sherman 5; and Denison 17 mcKinney 3: March 23: Wylie East 7, Princeton 4; Rock Hill 3, Denison 0; The Colony 11, Sherman 1. 

Rock Hill and the rest of  District 10-5A continue play on March 26: The Colony at McKinney North, Princeton at Rock Hill and Lovejoy at Denison; March 26: Lovejoy at Denison, Princeton at Rock Hill; The Colony at McKinney North; March 29: Denison at The Colony.