Scenes From Topper Softball Vs. Rio Ranch Rams

Third baseman Aspen DeHerrera reached for the throw but it was late and Labraida Tenorio was safe. Photo by John McHale/

Spring softball is full of surprises and during Friday’s Topper game against the Rio Rancho Rams, the wind stopped play for a while until the dark dust settled. Photo by John McHale/


The Toppers watched the first game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 17-2 loss to the Rio Rancho Ram’s Friday at Dara Jones Field in White Rock.

The Toppers struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing the Rams giving up 17 runs. On the bright side the Toppers did not commit a single error in the game.

The second game did not go well for the Toppers they lost 0-20.

Rachel Norman was behind the plate the entire game. Photo by John McHale/

Katherine Pasulka relieved Isabella Robertson in the second inning to finish the game. Photo by John McHale/

Riley Hernandez catches an infield fly for the 2nd out in the 2nd inning. Photo by John McHale/ 

Daniela Bojorquez leaps for the flyball and makes the catch for the 3rd out in the bottom of the 5th inning. Photo by John McHale/

Aspen DeHerrera hits the ball into center field allowing Mikaela Guillen to score in the 5th inning. Photo by John McHale/