McLeod Shines, Sends No. 8 Sam Houston State to Thursday’s Action

first_imgMcLeod set the tone early for the kind of night she had in store for her side. The junior from Austin, Texas, struck out her first three batters faced swinging. She did not allow a hit until the fourth inning with two outs when the Ladyjacks’ right fielder Autumn Holloway popped one over to shallow right-field. She tallied 11 strikeouts and gave up just three hits for the game.The Bearkats took advantage of an SFA error in the bottom of the third inning when SFA catcher Taylor Fraccastoro threw it at third base searching for teammate Amber Landry to pick off Sam Houston’s third baseman Katie Andrie. The ball went past and Andrie came home easily for the 1-0 lead. The Ladyjacks’ leftfielder Madison Selman hit a ground rule double to centerfield with one out in the fifth, but McLeod caught back-to-back batters swinging to hold the lead for the Bearkats. Sam Houston capitalized on its opportunities in the bottom frame, highlighted by second baseman Brooke Malia’s two-run shot to centerfield to score her and shortstop Tiffany Thompson. The Bearkats had picked up a run right before when Thompson singled to right field to bring Andrie home for her second run of the day. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Taylar Fuselier entered the game to pinch hit for left fielder Samantha Belongia, and she drove in two insurance runs on a triple to right-field.center_img Tournament Central | Box Score | Highlights | ReplayLAKE CHARLES, La. – A lights out night for Sam Houston State’s right-handed pitcher Lindsey McLeod advanced the Bearkats at the 2018 Southland Conference Softball Tournament at Joe Miller Field in Lake Charles, La.In the first Southland Softball Tournament with eight teams in 30 years, the No. 8 seed defeated No. 2 Stephen F. Austin 6-0 to eliminate the Ladyjacks and schedule a 1:30 p.m. CT contest Thursday with No. 4 Southeastern Louisiana. The winner will move on to face the loser of tomorrow morning’s 11 a.m. game.last_img read more

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FUFA appoints officials for Uganda Cup final

first_imgSabila was in charge of Kyetume’s 4-1 win against Kansai this past Saturday. (PHOTO/AGENCY2019 Uganda Cup FinalBright Stars FC vs Proline FCMasaka Recreation Grounds, MasakaSaturday, 25-05-2019 @4pmMENGO – The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) Referees Standing Committee has released a list of officials that will be in charge of the 2019 Uganda Cup final.Bright Stars and Proline will contest the final that will be played on Saturday, 25th May, at the Masaka Recreation Grounds.FIFA referee Ali Sabila who was in charge of Kyetume’s 4-1 victory over Kansai Plascon this past weekend, has been chosen to be the center referee for the final.Sabila will be assisted by Mark Ssonko and Issa Masembe as the first and second assistants respectively.William Wilberforce Oloya is the fourth official.On the other hand, there will be a press conference for the two finalists on Wednesday, 22nd May at FUFA House in Mengo where their coaches will address the media ahead of the game on Saturday.How the two teams reached the finalBright StarsFred Kajoba’s side defeated Kazo Excel 4-0 in the Round of 64 stage, they went on to eliminate Bumate on penalties in the round of 32. In the last 16, they defeated URA 2-1 away from home before sealing a semifinal spot off a 1-0 win against Nebii Central.In the semis, they required penalties to dispatch Express after a 2-2 draw on aggregate.Bright Stars eliminated Express in the semis. (PHOTO/FILE)Proline Proline eliminated Light SS, Nyamityobora, Onduparaka, Vipers and Kyetume to reach the finals. In the Vipers game, they required extra time while penalties separated them from Kyetume.The Match officials for Saturday’s finalSabila Ali-RefereeMark Sonko Asistant Referee 1Issa Masembe- Assistant referee 2Oloya William -4th OfficialReferees’ Assessor: Amin Bbosa NkonoComments Tags: Ali Sabilabright starsFUFAproline fctopUganda Cuplast_img read more

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