POWER PLAY: Home runs fuel doubleheader sweep

POWER PLAY: Home runs fuel doubleheader sweep

The Lady Cardinals had the brooms out Wednesday afternoon at Drumgoole Field at Cain Park.

And the bats!!!

The Lady Cardinals combined for 34 hits, including three home runs, in a doubleheader sweep of Paris Junior College. They won 14-0 and 13-1.

The sweep improved the Lady Cardinals to 21-17 on the year and 8-6 in Region XIV Conference.

The Lady Cardinals' next outing is at home next Wednesday against Kilgore. Doubleheader action starts at 1 p.m.

 In Game 1, the Lady Cardinals assaulted Paris for 20 hits, including a three-run home run by Brianna Kinnard in an eight-run third inning.

Savanah Martinez had a grand slam home run in the fourth inning.

 Kimberly Hughes picked up the win in the circle, going the distance in the five-inning game.

 The second game saw Savanah Martinez go yard in the first inning when she hit a three-run shot that cleared the scoreboard in center field. She was also walked once with the bases loaded.

Mikayla De Los Santos went the distance in the circle to claim the win in the five-inning game.