La Feria News

Roll Pride in the Playoffs

By Ruben Rodriguez
La Feria News

The La Feria Lionettes have captured the District 32-4A Crown and set to begin the 2022 Texas High School Softball State Playoffs. As the number one seed, the Lionettes are set to face off against the 4th seed Zapata Lady Hawks of District 31-4A.

After going 12-10 during a grueling Non-District schedule that has seen La Feria battle with Valley Powerhouses such as Weslaco East, Harlingen South and San Benito. The purpose for a tough non-district has always been scheduled to prepare a team for District Play and a possible playoff appearance, and for the Lionettes, it certainly has done its job. La Feria currently sits on top of District 32-4A with a stellar 5-0 record.

The Lionettes have had their fair share of competition in the past from contenders Rio Hondo, Port Isabel, and Raymondville, But La Feria has faced off and defeated challengers of all kind and have shown they can play ball with some of the Valley’s Best and still remains as the number one seed in District 32-4A,
Some of the Lionette’s Biggest victories have been 15-4 over Rio Hondo in the 32-4A opener on March 8, and a huge 15-4 win over Raymondville on March 11. La Feria then defeated Grulla 17-1 on March 22 and then Hidalgo 19-8 on March 25. La Feria then faced off against the tough Port Isabel Lady Tarpons in a close one 4-2 on March 29 to remain perfect through the first half of district play.

Starting off the second half of 32-4A. La Feria continued their winning ways with a big win over Rio Hondo 12-2 on April 1, and a major 17-8 victory against Raymondville April 8. To Close out the regular season La Feria soundly defeated Hidalgo 21-2 on April 15, then defeated Port Isabel 10-3 on April 19 to become the undefeated District 32-4A Champions.

The rest of the District 32-4A representatives include Port Isabel who will take on Alice, Raymondville who will Take on Tuloso-Midway, and Hidalgo, who will take on Calallen. In what is shaping to be a fun postseason, the Lionettes look to punch their ticket to Austin.

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