A day & a week of softball action

By: Staff Report
Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls This April Doy’s Palace player is ready at bat to send one into the outfield during a Union County Dixie Girls softball game at the Timken Sports Complex. The Dixie Girls softball season got under way Saturday, April 14.
Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Affordable Title Loans Team are all smiles for the camera on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. The season got under way Saturday, April 14 and continued this past week.
Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A D&S player gets ready to send one across home plate during a game against Primped & Polished at the Timken Sports Complex on Saturday, April 14. The teams are part of Union County Dixie Girls which is currently in the first week of softball season.
Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Rotary Team assembles on the field at the Timken Sports Complex on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season on Saturday, April 14. The season continued this past week as the many Dixie Girls teams provided their fans with plenty of great softball action.
Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls An April Doy’s Palace player runs to base as a Crisp & Son player attempts to tag her out. The game was one of a number of games played on opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. The games were played at the Timken Sports Complex.
Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Woodforest Bank Team wait for their turn on the field on opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. Dixie Girls began their season on Saturday, April 14 with a number of games played at the Timken Sports Complex.
Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A Bonham player is ready at bat during a Saturday, April 14 game against Founders. The game was played at the Timken Sports Complex as part of opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season.
Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Primped & Polished Team are ready to play some softball at the Timken Sports Complex on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. Opening day was Saturday, April 14 and the teams delivered some great softball action to the fans in the bleachers.
Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A Bonham player runs to first base during a game at the Timken Sports Complex as part of opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. The season got under way on Saturday, April 14 with the league’s constituent teams taking to the field to provide their fans with a day of great softball action.

UNION COUNTY — Fans of softball action have been enjoying lots of it since the Union County Dixie Girls softball season got under way Saturday, April 14, inaugurating a great season of softball that is now in its second week.

Opening Day was held at the Timken Sports Complex and those who gathered for the opening games of the season were not disappointed as the teams of the TBall, SweeTees, Darlings, Angels, and PonyTails leagues took to the field.

Opening Day Results

• SweeTees

— April’s Dog Palace defeated Crisp & Son 7-0

— Woodforest Bank defeated April’s Dog Palace 9-4

• Darlings

— Founders defeated Bonham Fire Department 13-1

— Rotary defeated Brian Tolbert State Farm 6-4

• Angels

— Affordable Title Loans defeated Timken 13-12

— Union Kar Connection defeated Woodmen of the World 16-5

• PonyTails

— VitaLink defeated Civitan 17-0

— Peahuff Auto & Diesel defeated Frank Hart Allstate 13-3

— D&S Land Surveying defeated Primped & Polished Salon and Spa 8-1

The TBall League does not keep score but all three teams played together in an Opening Day game just the same and provided those in attendance with much to cheer for.

Week 1 Results

The action didn’t stop with Opening Day, but continued the following week, and Week 1 of the Dixie Girls softball season continued to deliver lots of great softball action.

• SweeTees

— WoodForest defeated Crisp & Son 3-2

— April’s Dog Palace & Crisp & Son Tied 2-2

• Darlings

— Founders defeated Rotary 8-5

— Bonham Fire Department defeated Brian Tolbert State Farm 8-5

• Angels

— Woodmen of the World defeated Affordable Title Loans 16-2

— Union Kar Connection defeated Timken 9-6

• PonyTails

— VitaLink defeated Allstate 17-0

— D&S defeated Civitan 11-10

— Peahuff defeated Primped & Polished 11-0

— VitaLink defeated D&S 20-0

— Primped & Polished defeated Allstate 16-6

— Peahuff defeated Civitan 11-5

The TBall also played during Week 1.

Season Rankings

After Opening Day and Week 1, the rankings of the teams are:

• SweeTees

1. WoodForest — 2 wins — 100 percent

2. April’s Dog Palace — 1 win, 1 loss, tie — 40 percent

3. Crisp & Son — 2 losses, 1 tie — 0 percent

• Darlings

1. Founders — 2 wins — 100 percent

2. Rotary — 1 win, 1 loss — 100 percent

3. Bonham Fire Department — 1 win, 1 loss — 50 percent

4. State Farm — 2 losses — 0 percent

• Angels

1. Union Kar Connection — 2 wins — 100 percent

2. Woodmen of the World — 1 win, 1 loss — 50 percent

3. Affordable Title Loans — 1 win, 1 loss — 50 percent

4. Timken — 2 losses — 0 percent

• PonyTails

1. VitaLink — 3 wins — 100 percent

2. Peahuff — 3 wins — 100 percent

3. D&S — 2 wins, 1 loss — 66.7 percent

4. Primped & Polished — 1 win, 2 losses — 33.3 percent

5. AllState — 0 wins, 3 losses — 0 percent

6. Civitan — 0 wins, 3 losses — 0 percent

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls This April Doy’s Palace player is ready at bat to send one into the outfield during a Union County Dixie Girls softball game at the Timken Sports Complex. The Dixie Girls softball season got under way Saturday, April 14.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_April-Doy-s-Palace-player-at-bat.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls This April Doy’s Palace player is ready at bat to send one into the outfield during a Union County Dixie Girls softball game at the Timken Sports Complex. The Dixie Girls softball season got under way Saturday, April 14.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Affordable Title Loans Team are all smiles for the camera on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. The season got under way Saturday, April 14 and continued this past week.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Affordable-Title-Loans-Team.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Affordable Title Loans Team are all smiles for the camera on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. The season got under way Saturday, April 14 and continued this past week.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A D&S player gets ready to send one across home plate during a game against Primped & Polished at the Timken Sports Complex on Saturday, April 14. The teams are part of Union County Dixie Girls which is currently in the first week of softball season.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_D-S.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A D&S player gets ready to send one across home plate during a game against Primped & Polished at the Timken Sports Complex on Saturday, April 14. The teams are part of Union County Dixie Girls which is currently in the first week of softball season.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Rotary Team assembles on the field at the Timken Sports Complex on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season on Saturday, April 14. The season continued this past week as the many Dixie Girls teams provided their fans with plenty of great softball action.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Rotary-Team.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Rotary Team assembles on the field at the Timken Sports Complex on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season on Saturday, April 14. The season continued this past week as the many Dixie Girls teams provided their fans with plenty of great softball action.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls An April Doy’s Palace player runs to base as a Crisp & Son player attempts to tag her out. The game was one of a number of games played on opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. The games were played at the Timken Sports Complex.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_April-Doy-s-Palace-vs.-Crisp-Son.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls An April Doy’s Palace player runs to base as a Crisp & Son player attempts to tag her out. The game was one of a number of games played on opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. The games were played at the Timken Sports Complex.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Woodforest Bank Team wait for their turn on the field on opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. Dixie Girls began their season on Saturday, April 14 with a number of games played at the Timken Sports Complex.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Woodforest-Bank-Team.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Woodforest Bank Team wait for their turn on the field on opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. Dixie Girls began their season on Saturday, April 14 with a number of games played at the Timken Sports Complex.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A Bonham player is ready at bat during a Saturday, April 14 game against Founders. The game was played at the Timken Sports Complex as part of opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Bonham-batter-and-Founders-catcher.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A Bonham player is ready at bat during a Saturday, April 14 game against Founders. The game was played at the Timken Sports Complex as part of opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Primped & Polished Team are ready to play some softball at the Timken Sports Complex on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. Opening day was Saturday, April 14 and the teams delivered some great softball action to the fans in the bleachers.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Primped-Polished-Team.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Primped & Polished Team are ready to play some softball at the Timken Sports Complex on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. Opening day was Saturday, April 14 and the teams delivered some great softball action to the fans in the bleachers.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A Bonham player runs to first base during a game at the Timken Sports Complex as part of opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. The season got under way on Saturday, April 14 with the league’s constituent teams taking to the field to provide their fans with a day of great softball action.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Bonham-Player-running-to-first-base.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A Bonham player runs to first base during a game at the Timken Sports Complex as part of opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. The season got under way on Saturday, April 14 with the league’s constituent teams taking to the field to provide their fans with a day of great softball action.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Union Kar Connection Team looks like they are having a great time waiting their turn on the field at the Timken Sports Complex on Opening Day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. They were among the many teams that played during Opening Day which was held Saturday, April 14.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Gray-With-Gold-Team.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Union Kar Connection Team looks like they are having a great time waiting their turn on the field at the Timken Sports Complex on Opening Day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season. They were among the many teams that played during Opening Day which was held Saturday, April 14.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A Timken player sends the ball flying towards home plate during a game against Affordable Title Loans on Saturday, April 14. The game was one of a number of games played on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season at the Timken Sports Complex.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Timken-pitcher-playing-Affordable-Loans.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls A Timken player sends the ball flying towards home plate during a game against Affordable Title Loans on Saturday, April 14. The game was one of a number of games played on the opening day of the Union County Dixie Girls softball season at the Timken Sports Complex.

Photo courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Vital Link Team wants everyone to know who the number one team in their division of Union County Dixie Girls is. They are among the many Dixie Girls teams who are giving their fans some great softball action since the start of the softball season on Saturday, April 14.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Vita-Link-Team.jpgPhoto courtesy of Union County Dixie Girls The Vital Link Team wants everyone to know who the number one team in their division of Union County Dixie Girls is. They are among the many Dixie Girls teams who are giving their fans some great softball action since the start of the softball season on Saturday, April 14.
Dixie Girls softball season now under way

Staff Report