Morgan punched in a single which scored Wallace again to thrust the lead up to 7-1. The game was scoreless through the first four innings, but that changed at the start of the 5th. Two innings later, the Gophers struck and dealt the final nails in the coffin. That is until the bottom of the 9th. The third and final run was scored in the bottom of the 5th. The game would be tied for only a short amount of time, however.
Two innings after that, Washington scored yet again. Take a look at the candidates and vote! Two innings later, the Huskies added to their lead. Much of that was thanks to, who else? Then, the runs kept pouring in. Take a look at the candidates and vote! Texas threatened in the top of the 7th as they got two runners on. Hannah hit a single that plated Rylee Pierce, and that three-run advantage would be all that UofA would need to cinch the win. Whether you're on a diamond or just playing catch in the backyard, today is a day to celebrate.
The Rebels fell behind early in the 2nd inning, thanks in part to a homer by Dejah Mulipola. Allie Arneson led off the inning with a solo blast to give Minnesota the lead. Her two-out base knock tied the game up once again, leaving Ole Miss with the opportunity to take the lead again. The four-run inning was enough for Minnesota to take the lead and keep themselves in that spot. This one was thanks to the bat of Hannah Martinez.
Florida was ready to fight back though, and fight back they did. In the 5th, Malia Martinez went deep with a solo bomb to push the lead up to 5-1. Luckily, there was Maddie Morgan again. Alyssa Palomino started things off with a two-run bomb. Amber Serrett homered to right field to ead off the top of the 4th inning. Take a look at the candidates and vote! As a result of that error, Kylan Becker ran in to score to give Ole Miss a 1-0 lead.
In the bottom of the 4th, Palomino struck again, hitting a sac fly to allow Hanah Bowen to score and give the Wildcats their first lead of the game. Then, in the top of the 7th, Taryn Atlee poured it on with a two-run single to bring the aptly named Madison Huskey and Sami Reynolds home to score. Abbey Latham swung and drove one over the fence in the bottom of the 3rd to knot things up in the bottom of the 3rd. After that, Shannon Rhodes tacked on one more with a sac groundout that saw Reagan Hathaway trot in to score. Afterwards, Rylee Pierce punched another run in on a single, and then Carranco reached on an error that allowed for Mulipola to run in and score the final run of the game. Houlihan once again struck in the bottom of the 4th this time. Tennessee and Florida went blow for blow with one another all the way until the 9th inning.
In the bottom frame, Madison Pacini hit a single to score Kaili Phillips, a hit that put Tennessee up on top again. Fist, Morgan hit a sac fly to left, and brought home Skylar Wallace to break the tie. It seemed like everything was going their way. Jaimie Hoover hit a double that brought Amanda Beane in to score, giving the Gators a 3-0 lead. Florida got things started right away in the bottom of the 1st. She pitched a complete game shutout, with four strikeouts and three walks. In the top frame, Jaimie Hoover hit a single to left that plated Amanda Beane.
Take a look at the candidates and vote! UofA dropped four runs on Ole Miss in the penultimate stanza. Take a look at the candidates and vote! Florida would put a tight grip that lead going forward. Afterwards, Hanah Bowen hit a single, and after an error, Carranco scored and Mulipola followed in after. The Rebels got on the board first after Kaylee Horton reached base on a fielding error. Take a look at the candidates and vote! The 2nd inning saw more of the same. Take a look at the candidates and vote! Reyna Carranco drove in a run with a single to start the scoring spree. Later on in the 6th inning, the Huskies were at it again.
She singled to score Carli Campbell, which brought their lead up to 4-2. Thanks in part to a great performance by Amber Fiser, the Gophers kept the Tigers down on the scoreboard. The Wildcats dropped a three-spot on the Rebs that inning, distancing themselves away from their adversaries. And then in the top of the 7th, the scoring spree continued. That run scored 2-hole hitter Jessie Harper and knotted the game up at one run apiece.