Lady ’Cats edge West Chester in opening game of Super Regional

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WEST CHESTER, Pa. — The West Virginia Wesleyan softball team rallied for a 3-2 win over West Chester in the opening game of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Super Regional on Thursday afternoon. The Lady Bobcats (48-7) trailed 2-0 after the first inning before scoring an unearned run in the fifth and two more in the sixth on RBI singles by Olivia Gore and Jessica Rodriguez. Hanna Vet (26-3) went all seven innings to earn the win, allowing just two runs on two hits, fanning five and walking one. The teams will meet again at noon today in the best-of-three series. A second title game will follow, if necessary. The winner of the Super Regional advances to the Division II World Series to be played in Salem, Va.

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