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May 24, 2013

GC Softball: Sam Rayburn ends Hubbard's run, 7-2

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FORNEY —

An error to open the fourth allowed Jessica Williams to reach and Fletcher followed with a two-run homer to center field to cut the Lady Jaguars' deficit to 4-2. Sam Rayburn then brought Hall in to relieve Kissinger.

With one out in the fifth, Banks reached on an error and Curtis singled to right. Sauke popped out to first and the infield fly rule was in effect. The ball dropped and both runners moved up. Williams hit a ball to the right-center gap but Wiechman ran it down to end the inning and keep the game from being tied.

Sam Rayburn put the game away with three runs the next inning. Brittnie Whirley reached on a one-out error and then the Lady Rebels had runners on the corners when Wiechman grounded to third and Sauke short-hopped her throw to second trying to get the lead runner. Dow walked to load the bases and Hall drilled a bases-clearing double to the right-center gap.

Hall retired the final six of the game after Fletcher's walk to open the sixth to clinch Sam Rayburn's spot at state.

 

Class 1A Region II final

Sam Rayburn 7, Hubbard 2

Sam Rayburn 003  103  0 — 7  8  1

Hubbard 000  200  0 — 2  4  4

Alaina Kissinger, Cassidy Hall (4) and Ali Wiechman, Jaiden Pelton (4); Olivia Curtis and Amy Anz. W — Hall. L — Curtis. 2B — Sam Rayburn: Cassidy Hall 2, Carly Park. 3B — None. HR — Sam Rayburn: Maddie Dow; Hubbard: Dallas Fletcher.

Records — Sam Rayburn 30-2, Hubbard 24-7-1.

 

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