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April 27, 2014

NEW WAVERLY SOFTBALL — Lady Dogs rally past Blooming Grove in first round

HUNTSVILLE — With their backs against the wall in the bi-district playoff round, the Lady Bulldogs put up an enormous fight.

Down 1-0 in the best-of-three series against Blooming Grove after Thursday, New Waverly responded with consecutive wins Friday in Madisonville to take the series and advance to the area round.

The Lady Dogs face Crawford next, but head coach James Lane said the specifics for date, time and location will be finalized Monday.

New Waverly evened the series with a 4-3 victory, then blasted Blooming Grove in the third and deciding game 20-4.

“We hit like we’ve never hit before,” Lane said. “They were hitting everything. They had the crowd behind them and everything they hit was a rocket.”

The Lady Dogs appeared to hit everything. Nine of their 16 hits went for extra bases.

Casey Red went 2-for-3 with three RBIs and both hits were triples. Morgean Schultz, Amy Roberts and Emily Garmon each hit a pair of doubles, while Nicole Billnoske’s lone hit came as an RBI double as well.

New Waverly finished off Blooming Grove in five innings.

Danielle Hickman pitched the entire day and only gave up a total of three earned runs.

“In that second game, we got a lot of hits but we also played some solid defense behind Dani in the first game,” Lane said. “That was kind of the interesting part about the day. We had a good all-around performance.”

 

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