The Lady Friars are on to the next round after a big playoff win Friday over Concordia Lutheran. Freshman Lillia Farlow hit a three-run bomb in the second inning to open the floodgates as the Lady Friars cruised to a 14-4 win.
Bishop Lynch (18-11-1) will face San Antonio's Incarnate Word (22-7) tomorrow at East View High School in Georgetown at 4:30 p.m. with the winner clinching a spot in the state tournament.
Incarnate Word rolled past John Paul II in the opening round, 17-0. The Shamrocks are the defending TAPPS Division I state champions.
In BL's win over Concordia, Farlow put a ball over the fence in right-center to break a scoreless tie and give the Lady Friars a 3-0 lead. In her playoff debut, Farlow went 2-for-2 with 3 RBIs, two runs scored and an intentional walk.
Fellow freshman Gabi Quintanilla had three hits and drove in four runs. She tripled in the second to make the lead 5-0 and later scored on a wild pitch.
Kristen Linares singled and drove in a run to give the Lady Friars a 7-0 advantage. Quintanilla drove in two more in the third and Alexis Martinez scored on a passed ball giving BL a 10-0 lead after just three innings.
Abby Thrash earned the win, allowing just two hits and three earned runs while striking out four. Cantrell had two hits while Smith finished a perfect 3-for-3.