After hosting the Lady Hawks in a close game one of the Regional Quarterfinal series, the Lady Rough Riders traveled to Birdville for game two Friday, May 12, 2017. Saginaw's season ended at Birdville as the Lady Rough Riders fell to the Birdville Hawks in the second game of the Regional Quarterfinals to end their remarkable season with a record of, 24-12-1.
This year, the Lady Rough Rider Softball team earned a Bi-District Championship defeating Sherman, and an Area Championship with their sweep against Arlington Heights. This was the first time for Coach Fulkerson to lead the Lady Rough Riders past the first round of playoffs since 2009. Additionally, the Lady Rough Riders had to bid farewell to their beloved coach, Hank Fulkerson. Coach Fulkerson started the softball program at Saginaw High School. Coach Fulkerson ended his coaching career with a district record of, 96-67-7. His overall record at Saginaw is, 194-157-7 with a playoff record of, 12-11.
Congratulations to each athlete in the 2016-17 season, your hard work definitely paid off. You make us #emsproud!