#2 Lady Winds claim bi-district; playoff games move to Thurs., May 6

In light of scheduling conflicts arising from changes to the primary administration testing calendar, the Commissioner of Education has determined, pursuant to 19 TAC §101.5001(d), that baseball, softball and track and field post season contests, scheduled to take place on May 5-8, need not be canceled or rescheduled, as long as the following requirements are met:

•    The competing schools have mutually agreed to the competition date. A school cannot be forced to schedule a competition on a test date by coin flip;

•    The competition must be scheduled to begin after the end of the school day;

•    Students shall not miss school time to travel to the competition, until after all tests for that day are scheduled to end for students participating in the competition.

Schools who have already made playoff arrangements may now consider rescheduling those by mutual agreement in light of this new information.

UPDATE MAY 5 from the Floyd County Record:  Floydada Lady Winds (23-0-1) vs Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles (9-3) Area playoff will now be a “Best-of-3” series according to Coach Armando Morales. Game 1 will be at 5:00pm on Thursday, with Game 2 to follow 30-minutes later. Game 3, if necessary will be Saturday at 1pm. All games will be play at Lady Dog Park in Plainview.


Lady Winds BI-DISTRICT CHAMPS Photo courtesy of Gilbert Trevino


#2 Lady Winds claim bi-district championship with shutout over Seagraves

The third-ranked Floydada Lady Winds took on Seagraves on Friday, April 30 in the second game of a three-game series in the 2A Region 1 bi-district round.

They had little trouble in this bi-district round as they swept Seagraves in two games.

The Lady Winds knocked in ten runs in the second on its way to a 15-1 victory over Seagraves Floydada’s big inning was driven by doubles by Kailee Sanchez and Marissa Obregon, a triple by Obregon, a single by Danielle Zavala, and a home run by Analise Perez.

Erin Trevino pitched Floydada Lady Winds to victory. The pitcher lasted five innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out nine and walking one.

Floydada tallied one home run on the day as Perez had a homer in the second inning.

The team tallied 13 hits. Zavala, Sanchez, Obregon, and Carissa Fernandez each managed multiple hits for Floydada. Sanchez and Zavala all had three hits to lead their team.

Floydada had 17 bases during the game as four players stole more than one. Sanchez led the way with five.

Their season record now stands at 23-0-1 after tying the 5A Plainview Lady Bulldogs in a practice game on April 26.  Lady Wind Carissa Fernandez blasted a homer-run in the seventh inning to tie the game at 2-2.

Trevino pitched 7 innings, allowing seven hits, one earned-run, striking out 10 with zero walks.

The Lady Winds advance to the area round of the playoff where they will take on Sanford-Fritch in a one-game playoff at 5 p.m., Friday, May 7 at Lady Bulldog Park in Plainview.

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