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Kitty Kat softball falls short in away game

By Robert Proctor

Yorktown News-View

A potential seventh inning rally came up short last week for Yorktown’s Kitty Kats in Falls City. Trailing by five in the final frame, Yorktown struck for two runs before the Beaverettes shut the door and held on for the win, 10-7. Yorktown came through first in the opening inning for their only lead of the night.

Seely Metting laced a one-out double to score Kailey Sinast, who reached on a walk. Falls City quickly tied the game in the home half before three runs in the second inning gave them a lead they would never relinquish. After Falls City notched three more runs in the following two innings, Yorktown mounted their biggest inning of the night with three runs scoring in the fifth.

Chelsea Hays led the offensive attack with a two-run double. A large contingent of young players have amassed significant time on the field for Yorktown this season, which bodes well for their future as a program.

“I have nine freshmen on the team, and we’re working on just learning how to play the ball game,” Yorktown head softball coach Tracy Heasley said.

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