Redwomen lose heartbreaker, 1-0
By JIM WALKER
Tribune Sports Editor
PEDRO — The Rock Hill Redwomen were good, but they needed to be lucky.
Despite an outstanding pitching performance by Sami Nixon, the Redwomen lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to the Minford Lady Falcons on Friday in the Division III sectional finals.
Nixon and Minford’s Kelsey Conkey locked up in a scoreless duel for six innings until Elizabeth Brisker drove in the game’s only run in the top of the seventh.
Kenzi Martin was 1-3 with a double while Morgan Schug was 1-3 and Lindy Simpson 1-2 for Rock Hill’s three hits.
Rock Hill ends the season 16-7.
Minford 000 000 1 = 1 7 0
Rock Hill 000 000 0 = 0 3 3
Kelsey Conkey and Abby Furhman. Sami Nixon and Brooke Eastham. W-Conkey (K-12). L-Nixon. 2B-Rock Hill: Kenzi Martin. Hitting-Minford: Jacko 2-3, Elizabeth Brisker 1-2 rbi, Kelsey Conkey 1-3, Jordan Pennington 1-3, Abby Fuhrmann 2-3; Rock Hill: Morgan Schug 1-3, Kenzi Martin 1-3, Lindy Simpson 1-2.