Rockets batter Gatesville, 17-2

Softball squad close through three innings before second homer belted

With the end of the regular season now less than three weeks away, Gatesville High turns its sights on the fi nal round of District 18-4A play. The Hornets have just five games remaining, starting with their Friday night trip to Lorena. Gatesville (10-17 overall) sits in fourth place in the sixteam softball race. Lorena, Robinson and China Spring share the lead with identical 4-1 win-loss records, while the Hornets are 2-3 and ahead of La Vega (1-4) and Connally (0-5) for the league's fourth playoff spot. Gatesville suffered a 17-2 setback to Robinson Tuesday night. The contest was a three-run affair through the fi rst three innings, then Robinson used a four-run fourth inning and an eight-run spurt in the fifth frame.


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