Center Falls to Carthage in District 17 Softball Opener

Center Roughriders Ballpark on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 –

The Center Lady Roughriders struggled early offensively against the Carthage Lady Bulldogs and they eventually lost the District 17 4A varsity softball opener by a 10-3 score.

The contest saw Carthage’s Karsyn Isbell hit safely four times and the Lady ‘Dogs held a 17-5 hit advantage at game’s end.

Center’s offensive highlight was when Ryleigh Youngblood blasted a lead-off solo homer over the right-centerfield wall in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Kaiya Hubbard threw a complete game for Center and she  struck out three Bulldogs on the day.

The Lady ‘Riders rallied, in each the fifth and seventh innings, but left multiple base runners stranded.

Center will travel to Carthage on Friday, March 26, 2021 where JV action will begin at 4:30 p.m. and Varsity district softball action will follow at 6 p.m.