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AMC Championship Game Moved to 3:00

5/6/2011

The deciding game of the American Midwest Conference Tournament will begin at 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the WBC Softball Field.  The game had been scheduled for 2:30, but was pushed back due to morning rain.

 

Felicia Woodard belted a two-out triple in the top of the 10th inning Friday, driving home the winning run and salvaging a split for Williams in the AMC championship.  The Lady Eagles are vying with William Woods University for the title and a berth in the NAIA national tournament  

 

Williams, the top seed in the tournament, is hosting the best-of-three championship series, which began with a marathon doubleheader on Friday.  What were supposed to be seven inning contests became pitchers’ duels that stretched into 12 and 10 innings, respectively.

 

The Lady Eagles finally chalked up the 2-1 win in game two, after Woodard drove in Mallarie Lee.

 

WWU claimed the first game, plating a run in the 12th inning to take a 1-0 victory.

 

Although Williams is hosting the series, the Lady Eagles played as the visiting team in game two, when they batted first.

 

WBC’s Karisa Hendrix pitched both games in their entirety, a total of 22 innings with no earned runs.

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