By Mike Bruu, TSB Sports Editor
District play opened up on Tuesday night for McKinney North baseball and softball, while MHS and Boyd softball teams went through its final non-district games before the 10-5A openers on Friday night. Below are the recaps for each game:
McKinney North Baseball:
The Bulldogs (1-0) defeated Sherman 9-2 on the road in the District 13-4A opener on Tuesday night. Gabe Constantine was the winning pitcher on the mound for North.
North will travel to Carrollton Newman Smith in non-district action on Friday night, beginning at 7 p.m.
McKinney North Softball:
The Lady Bulldogs (1-0) topped Sherman 14-3 on the road in the District 13-4A opener on Tuesday night. Celeste Verdolivo pitched the complete game on the mound to earn her fourth win of the season.
Verdolivo went 3-for-3 at the plate while Taylor McAllister hit her fifth home run of the season on her way to a 3-for-4 night. She also drove in four RBIs.
North will host Royse City on Friday night, beginning at 7 p.m.
McKinney Boyd Softball:
The Lady Broncos (8-6-1) fell 4-2 at home versus Lewisville in the final non-district game before district play opens up on Friday night. Erin Riding was the losing pitcher for Boyd.
Boyd will open up District 10-5A play on Friday night at Plano West, beginning at 7 p.m.
McKinney High Softball:
The Lionettes (2-10-3) lost 11-1 at Denton Ryan on Tuesday night in the final non-district game before 10-5A play begins on Friday night. Chelsea Thomas was the losing pitcher on the mound for MHS.
McKinney will host Plano on Friday night in the District 10-5A opener, beginning at 7 p.m.