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Close calls highlight tournament action
Foust Construction, Big Mo's and FNB win on opening night
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Asking who was on first would've been appropriate Thursday night during girls 7-8 machine-pitch tournament action. Raelyn Moore, left, was unable to beat Molly Smith to the bag on a groundout. Mia Hobbs, right, was there waiting to assist. - photo by Jeffery Simmons
After a long layoff, the girls 7-8 machine-pitch league got back to action Thursday night with three games in the postseason tournament.Foust Construction started action with a thrilling 10-9 victory over First National Bank, highlighting a night of close finishes. Big Mo’s followed with a 13-10 win over Prater Electric before First National Bank finished the night by topping Hullett’s Nursery 11-10.Foust Construction, the tournament’s top seed, needed a sixth-inning rally to avoid an upset in the opening round. Jesse Young got to be the hero as her double brought around Molly Smith for the game-winning run.