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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.