Regis 5, Midwestern State 4

May 12, 2005

Mariah Piper hit a three-run homer in the top of the 7th inning to give the Regis Rangers a dramatic come-from-behind win over the Midwestern State Indians in Game 1 of the NCAA Division II South Central Regional Softball Championship Tournament Thursday at St. Marys in San Antonio.

Every run in the game was scored was scored or driven in on a home run. Midwestern State (38-20) led the entire game up until Pipers homerun. Kristin Stonecipher went 2 for 3 with a homerun and 2 RBIs for Midwestern. Piper led Regis (38-9) with a 3-for-4 performance and 4 RBIs.

Regis will ply St. Marys at 4 p.m. on Thursday in the Game 3. Midwestern will play the loser of Central Oklahoma vs. Angelo State at 11 a.m. on Friday in Game 5.

Regis at Midwestern State
May 12, 2005 at San Antonio (Rattler Field)
Regis 5 (38-9) Midwestern State 4 (38-20)
Player AB R H BI Player AB R H BI
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S. Richmond cf............. 3 0 1 0 Kemper cf.................. 4 0 0 0
M. Backlund ss............. 4 2 1 1 Wardlaw ss................. 3 0 2 0
M. Johnston 3b............. 3 1 1 0 Huddleston 3b.............. 4 0 0 0
M. Piper 1b................ 4 2 3 4 Veal 1b.................... 2 1 0 0
A. Schafer 2b.............. 4 0 0 0 Jackson c.................. 3 1 1 1
A. Sivetts dh.............. 3 0 0 0 Stonecipher dh............. 3 1 2 1
C. Gardella pr............. 0 0 0 0 Duke lf.................... 3 0 0 0
A. Tarnoff c............... 3 0 1 0 Brooks 2b.................. 3 1 1 1
L. Molinaro lf............. 3 0 1 0 Tidwell rf................. 3 0 2 0
E. Solano rf............... 3 0 0 0 Deweber p.................. 0 0 0 0
N. Breeding p.............. 0 0 0 0
Totals..................... 30 5 8 5 Totals..................... 28 4 8 3
Score by Innings R H E
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Regis............... 100 001 3 - 5 8 0
Midwestern State.... 000 211 0 - 4 8 2
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E - Huddleston; Deweber. DP - Rangers 1. LOB - Rangers 6; Indians 5. 2B - Tidwell.
HR - M. Backlund; M. Piper 2; Jackson; Stonecipher; Brooks. SB - C. Gardella.
Regis IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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N. Breeding W,19-4........ 7.0 8 4 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 28 30 10 9
Midwestern State IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Deweber L,15-4............ 7.0 8 5 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 30 32 10 7
WP - N. Breeding.
Strikeouts - M. Backlund; A. Schafer; E. Solano; Wardlaw. Walks - S. Richmond; M.
Johnston; Wardlaw; Veal.
Umpires - HP: Dora Martinez 1B: Glen Crabtree 3B: Dan Rigsby
Start: 11:00 am Time: 2:10 Attendance: 100
Game: REGSB01

-- Courtesy St. Mary's