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Falkville defeats Athens Bible in extra inning

Published 12:42pm Friday, March 8, 2013

Falkville’s Lady Blue Devils scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat Athens Bible School 8-7 in a home game Thursday.

Makenzie Smith scored the winning run after hitting a single, stealing second and third and reaching home plate on a sacrifice fly by Lyndsey Moore.

The Lady Blue Devils went ahead 1-0 in the first inning but trailed 4-1 after four innings. They tied the game with three runs in the fifth and had to score three more runs in the seventh to deadlock the game at 7-all in regulation.

The win improved Falkville’s record to 2-0-1.

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