Shiner pounds out 16-4 softball win over Lindsay

Holly Haas had four hits and drove in five
runs to lift Shiner to a 16-4 victory against Lindsay in the Class
1A state softball semifinals Thursday.
Ashley Shimek improved to 23-0 by allowing four hits and
striking out eight for Shiner (31-4). Kristin Schacherl, Julianna
Rankin and Jordan Pietsch had two hits apiece for Shiner.
It was the 19th straight win for Shiner, which is going for its
fourth state title in nine trips to the state tournament. The last
title came in 2008. Shiner will play for the championship Saturday.
Ranee Morrison scored twice for Lindsay (31-12) and had one of
her team's four hits.