SB: Lancers walk-off with Badger Classic title - Tucson News Now

SB: Lancers walk-off with Badger Classic title

(Cover photo courtesy: Pubelo High Athletics) (Cover photo courtesy: Pubelo High Athletics)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Yannira Acuna knocked home pinch-runner Alyssa Ortiz with the winning run in the bottom of the 7th to give Salpointe Catholic a 3-2 win over Sabino in the championship game of the Tucson High School Badger Softball Classic.

Acuna, who is signed to play collegiately next season at Arizona State, finished the game 4-for-4 at the plate.

Freshman Kimmie McDaniels homered for Salpointe Catholic and doubled to get the winning rally started in the 7th.

Salpointe Catholic (16-2-1) went 6-0 at the event and has won ten games in a row.

The Lancers took a 1-0 lead in the 5th on the home run by McDaniels.

Sabino (10-8) rallied to go up 2-1 lead in the 6th on an RBI double by Gabby Ramirez and an run-scoring single by Cassandra Castenada.

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