Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Eldorado Whips Hobbs in 4-5A Opener; Rams Win.(Sports)

Byline: From Journal Reports

The Eldorado softball team got off to a near-perfect start in District 4-5A play Friday, dusting visiting Hobbs 10-0 in a six-inning contest.

Pitcher Ani Allensworth and shortstop Karah Williams were the driving forces for Eldorado (7-4, 1-0). Allensworth fired a two-hitter and struck out nine, while Williams went 3 for 3 at the plate with a home run and three RBI.

"We feel this is a very strong year for us," Williams said. "We've got the skill to go a long way; it's up to us to do it."

The host Eagles wasted little time establishing themselves in Friday's wind-blown game. After Allensworth retired Hobbs (6-5, 0-1) in 1-2-3 fashion in the first, Eldorado flashed some offensive power in the bottom of the innings. …

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