Softball: Jacksonville rallies to defeat Longview, 10-3

Mar. 1—TYLER — Trailing 3-2, the Fightin' Maidens of Jacksonville touched up Lady Lobo pitching for six runs in the bottom of the third inning to thump Longview, 10-3, in the Rose City Classic Friday.

Jacksonville (11-6) outhit Longview, 8-4, in the six inning affair (tournament time limit).

Mahayla Sotelo and Chesni Speaker each had two hits, with Sotell driving in a pair of runs and Speaker netting one RBI.

Supplying Jacksonville with a double and a RBI was Kendi Canady.

Hannah Gonzalez smacked a triple, Jasmine Gallegos ripped a double and Ana Miles stroked a base hit for the Maidens, who will play a 7:05 p.m. game Friday against an opponent to be determined.

Gonzales went the distance in the circle to pick up the win for the Maidens. She didn't allow an earned run, gave up three hits, struck out seven and issued three base on balls.