A young Fredericksburg High School varsity softball team proved its mettle at the Tivy Invitational Softball Tournament this weekend. They won three of five games against older and more experienced teams.
“I was really impressed with how our younger kids stepped up,” said Coach Travis Hejl about the team’s performance in Kerrville.
All of Hejl’s pitchers are freshmen.
“It was their first varsity experience pitching against 18-year-olds and [Rose Stuewe and Emery Boettcher] did well,” he said.
The Billies beat Junction, 6-1, and Blanco, 2-1, on Thursday, Feb. 18.
“AJ Davis hit her first varsity home run against Junction,” Hejl said, about the freshman infielder.
On Friday, Feb. 19 the team staged a come-from-behind-victory against Somerset, 6-5. They were down 5-2 at the bottom of the last inning.