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SOFTBALL: Winkler homer lifts Hornets past Lampasas

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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2013 4:30 am | Updated: 11:45 am, Wed Sep 3, 2014.

McKenzie Winkler only had one hit, but she made it count.

Five Gatesville batters contributed two hits apiece as the Hornets racked up 12 hits, including Winkler’s three-run home run over the center-field wall to cap a five-run third inning, in a 14-3 run-rule victory in five innings over District 8-3A rival Lampasas on Friday.

Leadoff hitter Ashley Cook led the double-hit barrage with a 2-for-3 night, knocking in three runs, including capping the run-rule with a two-run triple in the bottom of the fifth.

Blayne McGee, Megan Chambers, Shaley Sutton, and Lauren Nichols also had two hits for Gatesville (12-12, 1-0). Chambers scored three runs and Sutton added two RBIs in the lopsided win. Catheliene Garzinski was 2 for 3 with an RBI for Lampasas and Devin Peek also drove in a run.

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