Senior pitches perfect game

Senior Katie Rodriquez pitched a perfect game against John Tyler on April 22. The team won the game in three innings with a score of 17-0.

“Katie has great worth ethic and loves the game,” head softball coach Meredith Grant said. “She sets goals for herself every outing and works extremely hard to reach them.”

Rodriquez faced 12 batters during the game and struck out 6 of them. She gave up no runs, hits, errors, or walks.

“After accomplishing having a perfect game on senior night, I was beyond excited,” Rodriquez said. “To finish out our regular season on such a high note was unbelievable to me.”

Rodriquez also had two singles and scored two runs during the game. The perfect game  took place on senior night, making the accomplishment even more special.

“What made it even more memorable was knowing that that game could have been my last game ever on our field, and possibly my last game to ever pitch in,” Rodriquez said. “However, without my teammates having my back on defense, I would have never been able to accomplish this task.”

The team has a record of five wins and 5 losses in the district season, which puts them in fourth place in district. This means that the team is moving on to playoffs.

“This is a great group of young ladies to coach, and we’ve only scratched the surface of what they can accomplish.” Grant said. “We haven’t come this far to only come this far.”