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Late runs salvage tournament split

A big inning against the host team helped Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn salvage a split at the South O'Brien softball tournament on June 10.

Trailing 5-0 entering the fifth inning, the Hawks scored six times to take the lead. They added an insurance run in the seventh to win the consolation game, 7-5.

The Hawks' biggest hit of the game was a home run by Gracie Knobloch. She also drove in two runs. Kinsey Schirmer contributed two singles and a run batted in, and Delaney Murphy added a single and two RBI.

Knobloch was the winning pitcher. She gave up four hits, walked one and struck out eight. Only one...

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