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in­clud­ing an RBI-triple by Clark. McEl­haney fin­ished with two RBIs, as did Emma Mingh­ini, while Rea­gan Thomp­son had one RBI.

Bur­nett gave up one earned run on four

Mt. Zion 9, Gor­don Lee 2

Back at home on Thurs­day, the Lady Tro­jans led 3-0 af­ter two in­nings be­fore plat­ing five runs in the bot­tom of the fifth to pull away.

Gor­don Lee had 13 hits in the game,

in­clud­ing three each by Bur­nett and Mingh­ini. Both play­ers also drove in two runs. McEl­haney and Alexan­der went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs, while Thomp­son drove in one run.

Mingh­ini, the fresh­man, scat­tered six hits and gave up just one earned run in seven in­nings. She fanned

six and did not walk a sin­gle bat­ter. She threw just 70 pitches with a re­mark­able 62 go­ing for strikes.

Gor­don Lee 8, Bow­don 0

In the fi­nals, the topranked Lady Tro­jans squared off with the third-ranked Lady Red Devils and built

a com­fort­able 4-0 lead af­ter three in­nings be­fore four more runs in the sixth in­ning ended the con­test on the run rule. It marked Gor­don Lee’s third win over the Lady Red Devils this sea­son by a com­bined 23-0.

Grimes home­red and drove in three runs in a 2-for-3 per­for­mance

at the plate. Alexan­der recorded a pair of dou­bles, scored twice and knocked in two runs, while Clark was 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs.

Bur­nett threw six in­nings to get the win in the cir­cle. She al­lowed just three hits and pair of walks with three strike­outs.

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