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By MICHEAL COMPTON

The Daily News

 

OWENSBORO – – Allen County-Scottsville rallied again and stormed past Franklin County 8-2 this afternoon in the second round of the KHSAA State Fast Pitch Softball Tournament at Jack C. Fisher Park.

 

Allen County-Scottsville (36-6-1) will now face Mercy, a surprise 6-0 winner  over No. 1-ranked Chrisitian County, in a winner’’s bracket 

semifinal Saturday at 9 a.m.

 

The Lady Patriots fell behind 2-0 after one inning, but used a three-run fourth inning to take control. Taylor Borders had a two-run single and Emily Meador gave Allen County-Scottsville a 3-2 lead with a two-out RBI double.

 

Emma Napier gave ACS some breathing room with a two-run home run in the fifth and Meador added a two-run single in a three-run seventh that broke the game open.

 

Meador, Napier, and Borders all finished with two hits each for Allen County-Scottsville. Kelsi Pardue went the distance to get her second win of the day, –allowing three hits and one earned run while striking out eight.

 

For full coverage of Allen County-Scottsville’’s first day of state tournament action, check Saturday’s Daily News.

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