Lady Hawks end regular season with 9-3 win over Lady Cardinals

HARLINGEN — Ashley Reyna’s two-run home run in the top of the second inning was enough to seal the deal as Harlingen South handed Harlingen a 9-3 loss Friday night at the Lady Cardinals softball field.

With the win, the third seeded Lady Hawks move on to play Edinburg High in the bi-district round of the playoffs next week. Meanwhile, the fourth seeded Lady Cardinals host Edinburg North at home beginning Thursday at 7 p.m. in a three-game series.

“We played a great game and like I told the girls the last three games were against some very good pitching and that’s what we wanted to face going into the playoffs,” said Harlingen South head coach Elias Martinez. “We’re please how we came out hitting and we were able to mix thing up.

“It was a good win against a quality team. Coach Hernandez has done a fantastic job with the girls and they came out ready to play in an entertaining game.”

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