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By Cassandra Swartz The Hurricanes traveled to Tiger Town Tuesday night, put up 10 runs and came away with a win in their second-to-last game of the regular season. The victory was especially sweet since the Canes had dropped three of their last four in upset losses. “It’s a real big win for the team,” said head coach Chris Chronister. “We had to turn it around.” Facing Lily Neal in the circle, Gainesville went up 2-0 early. Parris Wiggs and Jayla Clark drew walks, and each moved into scoring position with two outs. A routine grounder that should have ended the...

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By Cassandra Swartz: In a district matchup Thursday night, Buchholz went down early against Leon but scored nine unanswered to eventually win 10-5. “I’m proud of the way we hung in there,” said Bobcats head coach Ron Brooks. “Leon did a good job putting pressure on us in the first inning.” In a shaky start for starting pitcher Anthony Wilkie and the rest of the defense, the Lions put them in a four-run hole to begin the game. Eddie Castillo led off with a single, followed up by Andrew Penney getting hit by a pitch. Roan Tarbert bunted toward Wilkie who...

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COLUMBIA, GAINESVILLE, HURRICANES, LAKE CITY, SOFTBALL, TIGERS -

Written By: Cassandra Swartz Despite Columbia taking an early lead on Thursday, Gainesville was determined to not let its senior night be spoiled. It took several innings for the Canes to take the lead, but from then on, they held securely to it, eventually winning the game against its division rival, 12-6. The Tigers faced Kyra Hornsby in the circle, who played a complete game for the home team. They came out of the gates hungry, hitting six singles in the top of the first to jump out to a 4-0 lead. All of their runs came with two outs. Addison...

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By Cassandra Swartz: Monday night was the clash of two of the hottest softball offenses around, and Gainesville came out on top against Forest--with both its offense and defense excelling. Each team came into the game with an impressive 4-1 record, and between the two of them, they had scored 113 runs through the first five games of the season.  The Canes’ bats stayed hot and their nearly perfect fielding kept the Wildcats quieter than they had been all season. The only two runs for the visitors came early as Forest came out of the gate, strong. The first two batters for...

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By Cassandra Swartz: Santa Fe cruised to an easy victory over Gainesville on Friday night, ending the game via a 10-0 mercy rule in less than five innings. The Raiders played lights out on offense and defense, not giving the Canes any room to impact the game. Most of the defense on the night came from Raiders starting pitcher, Ryan Brown, who dominated on the mound. “Anytime he starts, I feel like we have a really good chance to win that game,” said Santa Fe head coach Travis Yeckring. “We hit up and down the order all night too, so I’m proud of...

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