After the start of her softball team’s state semifinal was delayed by more than hour, Hays junior shortstop Maddy Shannon wasted no time giving her teammates something to cheer about Friday.
Shannon led off the first inning with a sharp single to right and scooted to third base when the ball went through the legs of Aledo right fielder Tori Gore. Shannon later scored on a sacrifice fly, and the quick start appeared to inspire the Lady Rebels, who went on to an 8-1 victory over Aledo at McCombs Field.
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