Hays had two outs and no one on base in the top half of the seventh inning. In other words, the Lady Rebels were about to explode.
Locked in an 8-8 deadlock with Lucas Lovejoy with the Class 4A state championship on the line, the Lady Rebels responded with five straight hits and scored three runs, an eruption that turned McCombs Field into a Hays community rally.
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