Lady Cats survive rain to beat Hobbs

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Clovis High junior shortstop Laura Wood attempts to complete a double play during the first game of Friday’s doubleheader at Lady Wildcat Complex after forcing Hobbs’ Lorena Castillo at second base. Photo by Eric Kluth CNJ STAFF It took nearly three hours, but the Clovis High softball team survived three rain delays in the first […]

Lady Cats senior makes Manzano play for slight

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Clovis junior Annie Tweedy swings at a pitch during Saturday’s game against Manzano Saturday at Clovis Softball Complex. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. Annoyed by Manzano’s strategy, Sara Salguero got even. The Lady Monarchs intentionally walked Clovis High clean-up hitter Alicia Odom to get to Salguero with two outs in the fifth inning of Saturday’s […]

Lady Cats split district twin bill with Manzano

By Dave Wagner The heavens opened up in the seventh inning of Friday’s District 4-5A softball nightcap between Clovis High and Manzano, and an inning later the floodgates opened. A brief rainshower delayed the game in the top of the seventh for all of four minutes with the score tied 1-1. Then both teams suddenly […]

Cavegirls shut down Lady Cats

CNJ STAFF CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Cavegirls took their unusual position atop the District 4-5A softball standings Friday night. The Cavegirls beat Clovis High 3-0 in a competitive first game, then rode a five-inning perfect game from Carolyn Garcia to a 6-0 victory in Game 2. The nightcap was called in the bottom of the […]

Academy edges Lady Cats

By Eric Butler RIO RANCHO — The Clovis Lady Wildcats’ softball team was walking a thin line on Thursday. And, in such cases, the mere distance of a foot can be a big thing. That was the clearance margin for a bloop single from Academy’s Dylann Haas that just cleared the glove of Clovis second […]

Lady Cats split in Cruces tournament

CNJ STAFF LAS CRUCES — Clovis ended a two-game scoring drought by pushing across a pair of runs in the fourth inning, grabbing a 2-1 win over Rio Grande Saturday in the Southern New Mexico Invitational and earning a split of four games in the tournament. Earlier in the day, Clovis (7-3) fell to District […]

Lady Cats shut down Roswell Goddard

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Clovis senior pitcher Paige Adare throws to first base after fielding a ground ball during the fourth inning of Wednesday’s game against Roswell Goddard at Clovis Softball Complex. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner Clovis High senior Paige Adare quickly pitched herself into trouble in the first inning, and just as quickly worked […]

Lady Cats finally get bats going

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Clovis junior Laura Wood knocks down a pickoff throw during Saturday’s third-place game against Perryton, Texas. CNJ staff photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner Annie Tweedy finally got some help in the hitting department. The Clovis High junior capped a 7-for-10 weekend, including a pair of home runs, with three hits and three RBI […]

Lady Cats end season on high note

Freedom Newspapers HOBBS — The Clovis High softball team was in championship form this weekend. Unfortunately, the Lady Wildcats had already been eliminated from postseason competition. Pitchers Paige Adare and Annie Tweedy tossed shutouts on Friday as the Lady Cats rolled to a 6-0, 11-0 doubleheader sweep of the Hobbs Lady Eagles. On Saturday, Clovis […]