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Tuesday May 5th, 2015 12:13AM

Softball: No.1 Buford rallies to beat St. Pius

By staff reports
BUFORD -- Class AAA No. 1 Buford scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for a 5-2 win over St. Pius Tuesday at home.

In the sixth inning, Niki Cook walked to lead off and then scored on a double by Jazmin Hawkins to tie the game. Hawkins stole third and later scored on a ground out by Taylor Nesmith to take the lead. The Lady Wolves then added another run when Remington Hasty, who doubled, scored on a squeeze bunt from Baylee Sexton.

Senior Bekah Rude (5-0) earned the win going the dsitance allowing three hits and walking three.

Hawkins and Nesmith each finished with two hits for the Lady Wolves (19-1).

Buford will play host to fourth-ranked Dawson County Wednesday in a battle of Region 7-AAA unbeatens for the region regular season title.
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