Six unanswered Austin Maroons runs tallied in the final five frames Tuesday spoiled the Hays Rebel softball team’s home opener in a 6-1 loss.
Austin’s ability to exact damage with limited outs played a primary role in Rebel struggles. All six Maroon runs were scored with two outs in a frame.
Inexperience in handling high pressure situations was Hays’ downfall, an issue that allowed Austin to extend innings, Rebel head coach Lisa Cone said.
“We have a lot of people new to...