Dominant pitching and some timely hitting were all it took for the Hays Rebel softball team to take down the Lake Travis Cavaliers 5-0 Friday.
Rebel pitcher Maxine Valdez got the start for Hays and mowed through Lake Travis early and often. Valdez finished with 17 strikeouts in the game.
After stranding a pair of Lake Travis runners in the first inning with a strikeout, Valdez struck out the side in the second inning, and quickly had five strikeouts through two innings.
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