The Prescott Badgers softball team came back from a five run deficit to beat the Bradshaw Mountain Bears 17-9 in eight innings, at Prescott Valley.
Francesca Larson started in the circle and pitched two innings, before being relieved by McKynzie Hyslip. Larson gave up five runs, and struck out one, but she was perfect at the plate. Larson had four RBIs, while going three for three with a single, two home runs, walking twice, and was hit by a pitch.
Trailing 5-0, the Badgers started their comeback in the top of the fourth with three runs. Prescott tied the game 4-4 in the fourth, and went on top 9-5 in the top of the seventh. The pesky Bears fought back to tie the game at nine. Not to be denied, the Badgers tore it up on the basepaths with an eight spot, then McKynzie Hyslip shutdown Bradshaw to pick up the win.
Prescott got offensive production by everybody, that included a total of 21 hits. Makayla Reyes had four hits, that included three singles, and a home run, while getting three RBIs. Dana Seavey had four hits as well, with two singles, two doubles, two RBIs, and scoring three times. Tessa Eppele two singles, and a double. Maggie Boelts three singles, a walk, and an RBI. Alexis Ingram two doubles, and an RBI. Rebekah Norris two singles, two walks, and a run scored. McKynzie Hyslip a single, a double two walks, and two RBIs. Danner Cozens had a single, a double, and an RBI.
The Badgers improve to (3-7) in the Grand Canyon region, and (5-14) overall.The Badgers return home to host Thunderbird, in a non-league contest. Game time is at 4:00pm.