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Lady Rebs swept by Newport

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Karisa Hendrix struck out 17 batters, but the Newport Lady Greyhounds still managed to ease past the Lady Rebels 1-0 in the first game of a 3-4A double-header April 7 at Ash Flat Ball Park.

Newport later made it a sweep of Highland thanks to a 3-2 Lady Greyhound victory in the nightcap.

In the first game, neither Newport nor Highland could manage a hit, but the Lady Greyhounds did push home a run in the sixth to notch the win.

The Lady Rebels knocked off the visiting Cave City Cavewomen 6-0 April 6 in Ash Flat.

Hendrix fanned 15 while allowing just one hit.

Rachel Roebuck struck out six for Cave City and allowed five hits, while walking a pair.

Highland scored three runs in the first and three in the fourth.

The Lady Rebs ended their week with a 7-2 victory over Valley View in Jonesboro April 9.

The game was locked in a scoreless tie through the first four innings, before the Lady Rebs got rolling in the fifth.

Highland scored six times in the fifth inning, taking full advantage of three Lady Blazers' miscues in the frame.

Hendrix fanned eight Lady Blazers for Highland.

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