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Missed opportunities

Hawks can't take advantage of chances in 2 losses

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn squandered opportunities at the plate and in the field during a pair of softball losses last week.

The Hawks did not generate much offense until the final inning of a 7-4 loss at South O'Brien on May 28. The Wolverines' five runs in the second inning settled the outcome. They also scored a run in the first inning and again in the sixth.

"Tensions and frustrations were high on the field that in the end affected our batting and fielding," Hawk coach Stephanie Bronstad acknowledged. "Again, take away the one inning and we win the game."

Delaney Murphy hit a single and Frank...

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