The Mavericks turned in an impressive showing at this weekend’s Farmington/Fayetteville Tournament, winning four of five games.
Southside (10-4) beat Fayetteville in the opener, 15-0, before falling to Bentonville West, 4-2. The Mavericks then bounced back with three decisive wins, beating Prairie Grove (9-1), Rogers Heritage (12-0) and Vilonia (11-2).
Sophomore Madi Conklin was a combined 9-for-11, including going 3-for-3 in the wins against Fayetteville and Prairie Grove. She also homered against Bentonville West and Prairie Grove and drove in a total of 13 runs.
Hannah Hogue, Hayley Hall and Ella Kohler, three other sophomores, had multi-hit games in three of the wins. Hogue was 3-for-4 with two doubles against Heritage, and was 2-for-3 with a pair of triples against Vilonia. Hall homered in the win against Prairie Grove and was 3-for-3 with two RBIs against Heritage.
Also, senior Caitlyn Bagby was 2-for-2 with a homer and three RBIs against Prairie Grove, as well as going 3-for-3 against Heritage.
Sophomore pitcher Meliah Hunter won the four games in the tournament. She had a strikeout high of seven in the win against Prairie Grove.
The Mavericks resume 6A-Central play on Tuesday with a game at North Little Rock....