What you need to know: Pilot Point softball looks to earn spot in state title game



3 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Texas' Red & Charline McCombs Field in Austin

Pilot Point (38-2-1): In the playoffs, Skylar Cagle is 7-0 with a 0.15 ERA to lead Pilot Point to its first state tournament berth since 2005. … Sophomore shortstop Preslee Gallaway, who has committed to Louisiana Tech, is hitting .472 and leads the team in home runs with eight and in RBIs with 52. … Allison Strittmatter has 10 RBIs in seven playoff games and is hitting .370 with four homers and 28 RBIs for the season.

Garrison (23-9): Garrison earned its first state tournament berth last season, losing in the Class A semifinals. … Garrison beat defending 2A state champion Crawford, 4-3, in the 2A Region III final as pitcher Catherine Heflin hit a game-winning, two-run single in the sixth inning. … Garrison has eight players hitting better than .300, led by senior Breann Colle at .441.

Notable: Pilot Point's only losses have been to Class 5A playoff team San Antonio Southwest and 3A state semifinalist Burkburnett. Pilot Point tied 4A playoff qualifier Frisco Wakeland.

This Topic is Missing Your Voice.

Story DNA