UHV Softball's Conference Tourney BracketPosted: Updated:
UHV will meet the winner of the Huston-Tillotson and Langston University game on opening day of the Red River Conference Softball Championships.
The bracket for the postseason tournament was released with LSU-Alexandria and UHV as the top two seeds for the tournament to be played at Oran Good Park in Farmers Branch beginning Friday.
Fourth-seeded Our Lady of the Lake will face fifth-seeded University of the Southwest in the tournament opener at 11 a.m. on Friday, with No. 3-seed Huston-Tillotson facing No. 6-seed Langston in a 1:30 p.m. game.
LSUA will face the OLLU-Southwest winner at 4 p.m., with UHV taking on the HTU-Langston winner in the final game of the day at 6:30 p.m.
Play resumes Saturday with four more games on tap and concludes Sunday with the championship games scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
The Jaguars are 31-17 on the season and finished as the RRAC runner-up with 22-6 mark.
The Jaguars will bring a .308 team batting average into the tournament, along with a 259-128 scoring advantage over their opponents this season.
UHV went 3-1 against HTU during the regular season and swept the four-game series with Langston.
Aubri Hockenbury and Gabby Davila have been the main two guns for the Jaguars offensively as Hockenbury leads the team with a .393 batting average, 15 home runs, 52 RBI, 114 total bases and a .786 slugging percentage.
Davila follows Hockenbury with a .365 average and leads the team with four triples, 17 stolen bases and an on-base percentage of .471.
Haley Beam (11-5), Kelsey Tidrick (6-1) and Michelle Revels (9-9) have been a force in the circle for the Jaguars. The pitching staff has compiled a 1.99 ERA and has allowed 129 runs on 294 hits and 94 walks, while striking out 187 in 316.2 innings.