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Smithville Warriors Varsity ran off with the lead late in the game in a 15-13 victory over Kearney on Wednesday. The game was tied at nine with Smithville Warriors Varsity batting in the bottom of the fifth when.

Despite falling down by six runs in the sixth inning, Kearney tried to fight back. Kearney scored four runs in the failed comeback on a double by #17 and a single by #18.

Smithville Warriors Varsity took an early lead in the first inning. Avery Davis doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring three runs.

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Smithville Warriors Varsity tied things up at nine. Lili Callahan drove in one when Callahan doubled.

After Kearney scored two runs in the top of the third, Smithville Warriors Varsity answered with two of their own. Kearney scored when Haley Cotter induced #18 to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored and #1 doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. Smithville Warriors Varsity then answered when an error scored two runs for Smithville Warriors Varsity.

Smithville Warriors Varsity notched five runs in the sixth inning. Elizabeth Palmer, Davis, Katie Robinette, and Cotter each drove in runs during the inning.

Kearney scored four runs in the seventh inning. The offensive onslaught by Kearney was led by #17 and #18, who each had RBIs in the inning.

Cotter toed the rubber for Smithville Warriors Varsity. The hurler lasted three and two-thirds innings, allowing eight hits and nine runs while striking out three.

#1 started the game for Kearney. The pitcher surrendered 15 runs on 15 hits over six innings.

Smithville Warriors Varsity smacked one home run on the day. Cotter had a homer in the sixth inning.

Smithville Warriors Varsity racked up 15 hits. Raelyn Tanner, Cotter, Davis, and Palmer all managed multiple hits for Smithville Warriors Varsity. Davis, Cotter, and Tanner each managed three hits to lead Smithville Warriors Varsity.

Kearney racked up 12 hits on the day. #17, #10, and #9 each had multiple hits for Kearney.