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First National Bank deposits another win
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McMinnville Funeral Home pitcher J.R. Cook collides with First National baserunner Connor Farmer in a bid for home base. Farmer was successful with the run.
The undefeated team of First National Bank took on McMinnville Funeral Home in Morrison Youth League softball tournament play Thursday.In the end, it was First National which buried McMinnville Funeral Home, taking a 12-0 victory to remain perfect in both regular and postseason play.First National’s Brienna Kelsey controlled the circle for the bank crew, holding McMinnville Funeral Home to a no-run scenario as they took an early lead with a first-inning run by July Jones and scoring 6 more runs in the second with a run rally that found Conner Farmer, Chloe Waggoner, Jones, Kelsey, Caylon Driver and Dalton Bess crossing home plate.Team First National put McMinnville Funeral Home in a hole they couldn’t dig out of after another big inning in the third, scoring 4 more runs by Farmer, Waggoner, Jones and Bess as they tacked on 1 additional run each to their total tally.Driver added another run in the fourth inning for insurance, but First National already had a handle on the win.With the victory, First National advances to the tournament semifinals on Thursday at 9 p.m. on Field 2. McMinnville Funeral Home is still alive in the double-elimination tournament, moving to a must-win situation in the loser’s bracket Monday.