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Emma McGruder Leads Bragg Rockets to Win With a 1-Hitter

On a perfect early evening for softball, the Bragg Rockets combined dominant pitching with a high powered offensive performance to put up 2 runs in the 1st, 10 runs in the 2nd and 5 runs in the 3rd and send Pizitz Middle home early.

Emma McGruder threw a 1-hitter in 3 innings worth of work, striking out 5.

Layla Berry, Alexis Piersol and McGruder all had a hit for the Rockets, and Emerson Murrell, Chloe Sanders and Caylie Vance all had multiple hits in a game that saw 9 hits for the Rockets.

Murrell, Zoe Caufield, Paisley Orazine, Emma Deck, McGruder, Sanders and Vance all scored runs for the Rockets.

The Rockets play their last home game on Wednesday against Hewitt, before entering the Metro Tournament this weekend.