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Knights, Lady Knights face top competition

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IMG_0430ROSBORO — In week one of 3A-7 conference games, Centerpoint  would face the two strongest teams in the district.
First up would be the Genoa Central Dragons on Monday and on Friday the Horatio Lions.
The Lady Knights in the first inning against the Lady Dragons would leave two runners on the bases, while the Lady Dragons would get one run across home-plate.
By the end of the third inning, Genoa Central had increased their lead to 14-0.
In the bottom of the inning the Lady Dragons would pile it on with a home run.
The game ended after the fourth with the score 16-0.
In their version of the day, the Knights would fall behind in the first inning by the score of 4-0, and by the end of the fifth inning the Dragons had doubled their score to 8-0.
Facing the ten-run mercy rule, the Knights would earn a reprieve by getting two runs of their own in the top of the fifth before allowing the Dragons to add three additional runs of their own to make the score 11-2.
In the bottom of the sixth inning the Dragons would end the game with another run scored on a bad throw leaving the final at 12-2.

Versus Horatio
The Lady Knights would hold off the Lady Lions from scoring until the top of the fourth inning when a throwing error would allow two runs to cross over home-plate, marking the final score at 2-0.
By the end of the fifth inning the Knights would be down 5-0.
Centerpoint would get their first run in the bottom of the sixth inning and the Knights would hold off the Lions from scoring in the top of the seventh inning, but would only get one more run before the last out was made, marking the final score 7-2 in favor of Horatio.