Lady Blue Hawks sitting at the top of District 10-5A after 2 wins

By Rick Bailey
For the Prosper Press

Rock Hill - The Rock Hill Lady Blue Hawk (10-1/19-6) find themselves still locked in a first play tie in District 10-5A after picking up two wins this past week. Rock Hill got a win over McKinney North 12-1 and also picked up a 11-0 win over Wylie East.     

In their 12-1 win over McKinney North freshman Emma Hill led the Lady Blue Hawks at the plate going 2 for 3 with three stolen bases. Dawson Hill went 2 for 3 with one double, one triple and one rbi. Katerina Luna was 2 for 3 with one double and one rbil. Jolie Malan was 1 for 2 with one stolen base and scored 3 runs. 

Rock Hill scored six runs to bust the game open in the fifth inning and added two more in the sixth. Grace Berlage picked up the win on the mound with four strikeouts.  

On April 13th, the Lady Blue Hawks got their 11-0 win over Wylie East. Freshman Leah Rinehart led the offense going 3 for 4 on the day with two stolen bases, scoring three runs and adding one rbi. Emma Hill was also 3 for 4 on the day from the plate and scored three runs. Emily Alvarez and Taylor Hagen each went 2 for 3 at the plate and had one rbi each. Katerina Luna and Jolie Malan each went 1 for 3 on the day, had one double each, had two rbi and Malan also had two stolen bases. Taylor Hagen got the win on the mound for Rock Hill with two strikeouts.   

Season leaders for Rock Hill on offense include: Batting Average - Veronica Culley .471,  Emma Hill .453, Jolie Malan .433, Emily Alvarez .426, Katerina Luna .421, Leah Rinehart .400, Dawson Hill .283, Aislynn Hardin .276, Taylor Hagen .275, Camila Spriggs . 2.75 and Grace Berlage .258.

Season leaders for Lady Blue Hawks on offense include: On-Base Percentage - Veronica Culley .532, Emma Hill .500, Leah Rinehart .500, Jolie Malan .493, Katerina Luna .470, Emily Alvarez .435, Camila Spriggs .370, Aislynn Hardin .354, Dawson Hill .348, Taylor Hagen .289 and Grace Berlage .286. 

Lady Blue Hawk leaders in runs scored include: Jolie Malan 28, Emily Alvarez 24, Emma Hill 22, Veronica Culley 21, Katerina Luna 18, Aislynn Hardin 13, Dawson Hill 11, Camila Spriggs 11, Tristalyn Lee 10 and Leah Rinehart 7.

Rock Hill leaders in runs batted in (RBI) include: Katerina Luna 36, Jolie Malan 16, Veronica Culley 13, Dawson Hill 12, Emily Alvarez 11, Emma Hill 9, Aislynn Hardin 9, Grace Berlage 8 and Taylor Hagen 8.  

Lady Blue Hawk leaders in extra base hits include: Doubles - Katerina Luna 14, Jolie Malan 5, Dawson Hill 5, Taylor Hagen 2, Camilla Spriggs 3, Emma Hill 3, Aislynn Hardin 2, Veronica Culley 2 and Grace Berlage 2.

Rock Hill leaders in extra base hits include: Triples - Jolie Malan 7, Katerina Luna 3 and Dawson Hill 2.

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

Lady Blue Hawk leaders in baserunning include: Stolen Bases - Dawson Hill 18, Veronica Cully 15, Jolie Malan 15, Emily Alvarez 13, Camilla Spriggs 8, Aislynn Hardin 7, Katerina Luna 6 and Tristalyn Lee 6. 

Pitching for the Lady Blue Hawks falls on the arms of Grace Berlage (8-3) with 2.89 ERA and 74 strikeouts in 18 appearances and Taylor Hagen (7-2) with 2.91 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 17 appearances.

District 10-5A standing through March 30: Rock Hill (10-1/19-6), Lovejoy (9-1/20-7-3), Denison (5-2/12-7), The Colony (5-5/6-9-2), Wylie East (2-3/3-9), Sherman (2-7/2-13), Princeton (2-9/13-13-1), McKinney North (1-8/1-17) and according to MaxPreps. 

The Lady Blue Hawks upcoming schedule includes: April 16 - Denison at Rock Hill, April 20 - Rock Hill at Princeton and April 23 - Lovejoy at Rock Hill.