THESA Riders 2016 NACA Softball National Champions
The THESA Riders Softball Team finished off a great season 30-4 with an undefeated run at the National Assoc of Christian Athletes National Tournament in Dayton Tenn last week. The Riders defeated North River Christian of Tuscaloosa Alabama to win the Division 1 National Championship on Friday May 13. Three of the Riders were named All American. Freshmen Corrie Gaddis, Junior BaiLee Islas and Senior Annika Rosales. The Riders outscored their opponents 52 to 11 through 5 games at the tourney.
THESA Riders THESA Riders Softball won the Fort Worth Bethesda Lady As Tournament
The Riders High School Softball Team were undefeated in the tournament (6-0) and won the Championship with a 14-4 victory over the CHANT Chargers(also a homeschool team) The tournament included public and private schools. The Riders hit 5 HRs and the pitching staff had 1 perfect game, 2 no hitters and a 1 hitter. Team batting average for the tournament was .637
The scores were THESA 15 Prince of Peace 0
THESA 11 Wichita Falls Notre Dame 0
THESA 15 Westlake 0
THESA 2 Legacy Christian 0
THESA 6 CHANT Chargers 4
THESA 14 CHANT 4
This is two years in a row the girls have won the large program bracket at this tournament.
The Riders have a DH with the Lubbock Titans on April 16 and then play in the TAIAO State Championship Series with CHANT on April 22. We will also we at the NACA Softball World Series in Dayton Tennessee May 10-14.