Brookland-Cayce handed Midland Valley its first loss of the season on Tuesday, downing the host Mustangs by a decisive 5-0 count. The win improved the Bearcats to 3-1 overall, 2-1 in Region 5-3A, while the Mustangs dropped to 8-1, 3-1.
Both teams now trail front-running Chapin (7-1, 3-0). The Eagles took over the top spot in the Class 3A rankings this week.
Chandler Terrapin out-dueled MV’s MacKenzie Henderson in the circle and had two hits. The offensive star was Kimberly Owens, who went 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Asia Benn and Brooke Lucas both went 2-for-4 at the dish.
Chapin hosts Midland Valley on Thursday in another key early region clash.
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The Eagles escaped with a sloppy 13-10 win over Dreher in the rain on Tuesday. Chapin led 7-1 when the rain began to fall in earnest. The wet conditions led to many walks and Dreher came back to tie the score at 7-7 before Chapin finally pulled away for an ugly but vital win.