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Offense can't overcome miscues as Westwood knocks Wolverines out of tourney


Sydney Struve patrolled center field against Westwood but her impact was most keenly felt at the plate where she homered, tripled and singled twice.

Westwood rallied with five runs in the final two innings to edge out South O'Brien 15-14 in a Class 1A Region 1 semifinal contest played July 12 at Sloan. The Wolverines saw their season come to a bitter end. Westwood advanced to host the Regional Final Monday night but it was visiting Gehlen Catholic which earned the trip to state following a 2-1 win.

"Westwood and South O'Brien are two very evenly matched teams," noted Wolverine head coach Heather Struve. "Both have a lot of offensive fire power. We outhit the host Rebels 18-9, but eight Wolverine errors and 10 walks would prove costly in...

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