Round Hill, VA. (June 12, 2015) – In pursuit of the 5A State Title, the Briar Woods softball team met the women of Hickory High School on the diamond at Robinson Secondary school in Fairfax, VA. The visiting Briar Woods Falcons came into the game with a 16-7 record in a bid to oust the 16-4-1 Hawks.
Briar Woods came out swinging and plated one run in the top of the first inning to take the early lead. The Falcons held the Hawks scorless through 3, while adding to their lead, and takining a 2-0 score into the 4th inning. However, the Hickory women rallied, and brought home 2 runs of their own to tie the game in the bottome of the 4th. After 7 innings, with the game still tied 2-2, the teams headed into extra innings.
With Briar Woods failing to score in the top of the 8th, the home team Hickory Hawks brought in the winning run in to take the game.
Michael Hylton captured the action and posted 100 images from the game to this gallery.
The 5A Regional championship game will be played Saturday, June 13th, at Robinson High School in Fairfax, VA.
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