Hastings-The Guardian Angels Central Catholic Bluejays knocked off Twin River 7-5 in the first round of State Softball in Hastings on Wednesday.
GACC’s Mariah Hunke got the scoring started in the first inning as she hit an RBI single. Marissa Hunke gave the Bluejays a 4-0 lead when she blasted a 3-run homer in the 2nd.
Tera Paczosa hit a 3-run homerun in the bottom of the 7th inning to bring the Titans within 2 at 7-5, but that was as close as Twin River would get.
Mariah Hunke was the winning pitcher while Calista Pilakowski took the loss. Pilakowski struck out 12 in the losing effort for the Titans.
The Bluejays will play Cozad in the winners bracket at 5:30 this evening while Twin River will play Auburn tomorrow morning at 10:00 in an elimination game.
The GACC/Cozad game will be aired on 107.9 the Bull.