Sandwiched around a 6-1 victory over Anadarko in last week’s fast-pitch Regional Tournament at Lone Grove were a pair of losses to Newcastle.
The Racers pinned a 5-2 opening round loss on the Dragons limiting Purcell to four hits.
Sophomore Lauren Holmes led the offense going 2-3 including a sixth inning double.
Brook Fleming went 1-3 and Hannah Buchanan lined a double in three trips to the plate.
Newcastle pounded out 10 hits in the game.
The Dragons bounced back to post a 6-1 victory over Anadarko in an elimination game.
Buchanan swung the hot bat going 2-4 with a pair of RBIs.
Khia Tyler, Kaylee Stephens went 1-2 and Karson Jennings had a double in four at bats.
Purcell out-hit Anadarko 8-4.
The tournament continued on Friday when Newcastle put an end to the 2020 season posting an 8-2 loss on the Dragons.
Buchanan went 2-3 at the plate with Jennings, Fleming and Holmes all getting a hit.
Purcell had four costly errors and were out hit 7-5.
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