The Spring Hill Lady Bears posted their third shutout victory of the 2017 softball season Thursday night against the Glen Rose Lady Beavers 6-0 in opening tourney play in the 2017 Debra McMaster Memorial Scholarship Tournament hosted at Fair Park.

The Spring Hill Lady Bears posted their third shutout victory of the 2017 softball season Thursday night against the Glen Rose Lady Beavers 6-0 in opening tourney play in the 2017 Debra McMaster Memorial Scholarship Tournament hosted at Fair Park.

Lady Bears' pitcher Kalyne Powell didn't allow a single run for the third time this season as Spring Hill defeated Glen Rose to advance to the semifinals in the D-Mac softball tournament. Powell allowed just three hits and induced a groundout from to end the game. She threw 50 strikes and stuck out nine batters in five innings of work from the pitcher's circle.

Spring Hill scored three runs in the fifth inning. The Lady Bears scored on a stolen base by Maegan Ward and a single by Christi Chambless.

Taylor Teague, Kelsey Gammage, Chambless, Ward, and Keylee Lewis each collected one hit to lead Spring Hill. The Lady Bears didn't commit a single error in the field. Ward had the most chances in the field with nine.

The highlight hit of the night came from power-hitter Teague blasting a home run to record her first one this season. Teague also had three RBI's, Ward had two RBI's and Chambless had one RBI. Gammage and Teague each scored two runs apiece, Katie Rivera and Ward each scored one run. The Lady Bears collected five total runs with six runs scored to allow the visiting Lady Beavers only three hits with two errors and scoreless in the game.

This Saturday, the Lady Bears continue more D-Mac softball tournament play at Fair Park. They'll be off next week from action due to spring break. The following week, the Lady Bears are scheduled to host Parkers Chapel at home Tuesday Mar. 28 in Spring Hill for conference softball action.