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LSUA earns a three-peat as RRAC softball tournament champs
Softball - Sun, May 7, 2017

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas -- LSU Alexandria capped another perfect run with a 2-0 victory over Houston-Victoria in the title game of the 2017 RRAC Softball Championship at Oran Good Park on Sunday. It was the third straight tournament won by the Generals, who now are 9-0 all-time in the event. 

2017 RRAC Softball Championship Schedule/Results

LSUA, which was 29-1 against RRAC competition this year, will move on as the host of an NAIA Softball World Series Opening Round on May 15-17. Ranked 12th nationally, the Generals are 47-8 on the season. UHV, which finished in second in the RRAC and as the tournament runner-up, completed its season at 34-19. 

Highlights from today's games: 

UHV 2, OLLU 1 (8 innings) Savannah Crittenden led the Jaguars into their first RRAC championship game with a walk-off home run to center field in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a 1-1 tie. The game had been tied since the second inning when OLLU's Brittany Martinez connected on a double to drive in Destiny Vega from second base. In between the second and eighth innings, the teams were scoreless in a duel between Vega (seven innings) and UHV's Michelle Revels (six innings, four strikeouts). Crittenden scored the first run of the game in the first inning on a single by Haley Beam. 

LSUA 2, UHV 0 After the Jaguars went three-up, three-down in the top of the first, LSUA went to work. Julinn Torres with a two-run double in the first inning. Leadoff hitter Gabby Andrepont and Jacy Ummel reached on successive walks, and Julinn Torres drove them in with a two-run double to the gap in left-center. UHV pitcher Haley Beam escaped without further damage with three successive outs. LSUA starter Marci West, who defeated UHV on Saturday also, shut down the Jaguars for a three-hit, complete game shutout. Her biggest challenge came in the fourth inning when Crittenden reached third and Aubri Hockenbury was on first with two outs. West was able to force a pop out to end the inning. She allowed two more base runners on singles throughout the rest of the game while striking out six.