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Lady Bucks fall in last game of season

By Matt Hagerman Sports Correspondent | Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2019 9:57 am

“It was such a bittersweet moment,” head Coach Bridgett Gonzales said as her team wiped away tears and packed up their gear. Someone turned off the scoreboard behind her that indicated Abernathy had defeated Alpine 15-11 in an exciting 3A Area Championship Game on May 3.

Just minutes earlier, however, a magical home run had elated Gonzales, and gave hope to the small but feisty Alpine crowd gathered three hours from home at the Greenwood High School field. Now a team with limited experience playing competitive softball before this year was receiving their first speech about 2020.