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Laurens District 55 High School Varsity Softball beat Nation Ford High School 5-3

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Monday, May 1, 2017

7:00 PM

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Game Recap

Senior CJ Ginn blasted a grandslam homerun in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Laurens Lady Raiders a 5-3 win over Nation Ford on Monday night at LDHS.

With the win, Laurens eliminates Nation Ford from the 5A district softball playoffs. Laurens advances to face Byrnes on Wednesday night in Duncan. The Lady Raiders will have to defeat Byrnes twice on Wednesday night to advance.

Down 3-1 in the bottom of the sixth, Cassy Plaia, Bailey Gibbs and Matti Cantrell were on base with Ginn at the plate. With one out, Ginn blasted a homerun to put the Lady Raiders on top 5-3.

Nation Ford went down in order in the seventh and Laurens advanced with the 5-3 win.

Laurens took an early lead with one run in the first inning. Plaia singled and later scored on a Nation Ford error.

Nation Ford put up three runs in the third to take a 3-1 lead into the sixth inning.

Plaia was 2 for 3 and Ginn was 1 for 3 with a homerun and 4 RBIs. Rachel Delio, Vanessa Harshaw and Gibbs each added one hit for Laurens.

Delio got the win, pitching a complete game, allowing three runs on six hits and striking out two.

*Courtesy of www.golaurens.com

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