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Neosho Daily News - Neosho, MO
  • Lady Indians roll with 16 hits

  • Seneca scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and went on to run-rule Commerce (Okla.) 15-5 in five innings Tuesday at the Seneca Sports Complex.
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  • Seneca scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and went on to run-rule Commerce (Okla.) 15-5 in five innings Tuesday at the Seneca Sports Complex.
    It was an offensive outburst for the Lady Indians as Bree Cornett, Bailey Durbin, Mirana Heath and Shelby Perry each clubbed three hits for the Lady Indians, who finished with 16 hits as a team.
    Perry drove in three runs and scored three times. Courtney Cook also had three RBI and scored two runs. Durbin and Heath each drove in a pair of runs and Cornett had one RBI.
    Cook, Skelton, Willow Rhoades and Darien Hurt scored two runs each. Cheyane Brown scored a run for the Lady Indians.
    Seneca built a 5-0 lead after two innings, and extended it to 8-1 after three. The Lady Tigers plated all five of their runs in the final three innings, but it wasn’t enough to keep up.
    Heath tossed a complete game with five strikeouts and a walk to earn the victory.
    The loss spoiled a good day from Lady Tigers’ cleanup hitter Bre Blankenship, who clubbed two homers and drove in four. Katie Long and Thaylia Degner had two hits apiece for Commerce.
    Heath, Skelton and Durbin each smacked a double for Seneca. Cook ripped two triples and Shelby Perry added one. 

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