State softball: No. 12 Davenport upsets No. 1 Roff

No. 12 Davenport was down 4-1 to begin the seventh and needed timely hitting to overcome the deficit Friday at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium.
BY RJ YOUNG Published: October 5, 2012
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No. 12 Davenport was down 4-1 to begin the seventh and needed timely hitting to overcome the deficit Friday at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium.

Bulldog seniors Tristan Phillips and Sabrina McDow homered in the top of the seventh to propel Davenport to a 6-4 victory against No. 1 Roff. It earned a spot in the Class A state title game at 4 p.m. Saturday against Binger-Oney.

“I can't believe this,” Phillips said. “I'm just so proud of my team, so excited.”

Phillips hit 2 for 4 with a double and a home run, and McDow hit 2 for 4 with a triple and a home run.

“We spent a lot of time hitting, and I said we're going down swinging,” Davenport coach Brandy Chavez said. “We're swinging away, and that's what they did.”

HAMMON LOOKS TO REPEAT AS CLASS B STATE CHAMPION

No. 3 Hammon earned an opportunity to win a second consecutive state title with its 3-1 defeat of Leedey.

The Warriors put together a two-run lead in the bottom of the first inning and rode pitcher Peyton Walker's arm to the championship game. Walker allowed 12 hits, one run and struck out five.

Hammon will battle Red Oak for the Class B crown at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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