It was senior night for Shelby Douglas and the Chickasha High School softball team Tuesday at Elkouri Field, and Douglas made the most of it against Anadarko.
In the Lady Chicks' 13-0, five-inning win over the Lady Warriors, Douglas got in the lineup and showed off for the fans during her last regular season home game.
Douglas went 3-for-3 with two RBIs in the game, and played first base. In the first inning, Douglas hit a double. She batted in Kelsi Gore with another double in the third inning, and sent Gore home one more time in the fourth inning with a single.
The only senior on the 2012 Chickasha High School softball team, Douglas has played softball since she was five years old.
She's the daughter of Billy and Shannon Douglas. Her sister, Haylie, is her teammate with the Lady Chicks, and she has a brother, Billy.
In addition to being an experienced softball player, Douglas is a talented archer. She placed first at state during her sophomore year, and third at nationals her junior year.
Chicks make quick work of Anadarko
It was an easy night at the ballpark for Chickasha against Anadarko. The Lady Warriors only managed one hit against pitcher Kelsi Gore and the Chickasha defense.
Chickasha wasted no time getting on the board offensively. Gore led off the first inning with a walk, and Karlye Weber came in as a courtesy runner. Tori Smith singled to move Weber to third, and Weber finally scored on a groundout by Madison Snyder.
Amanda Bradford hit a triple that drove in Kori Smith, who courtesy ran for Smith. Tawn Neidy followed Bradford's triple with one of her own, and scored on a Brook Burns single.
Chickasha loaded the bases with a double by Douglas and a Tristin Watkins walk, and Burns scored on Gore's second walk.
The Lady Chicks went scoreless in the second inning but in the third inning scored three runs on four hits and a walk.
Neidy hit a leadoff double, and Burns followed with an RBI triple. Douglas drove Burns home with a double.
Douglas scored on an RBI double by Gore to make the score 8-0.
Chickasha finished Anadarko off in the fourth inning scoring five more runs on five hits and a walk.
Neidy was 3-for-3 with one RBI. Burns went 2-for-3 with three RBIs. Gore went 2-for-2 with four RBIs and two walks.
Kieley Clift, Snyder and Bradford had one RBI each.
As the regular season draws to a close, Chickasha will get to see some unfamiliar opponents this weekend in the Bixby Festival.
Chickasha will play Jenks at 10 a.m. Friday, followed by a 1:30 p.m. game against Sapulpa. Saturday, the Lady Chicks will play Bartlesville at 11:45 a.m.