The Lady Beavers beat 3A Region 2 Tournament host Harding Academy 7-4 Friday to advance to the next round of the tourney.
Glen Rose, a No. 3 seed, now faces No. 1 seed and 3A-5 Conference foe Cutter-Morning Star at 1:45 p.m. today. Harding was the tournament No. 2 seed.
Cutter beat No. 4 seed Bald Knob 15-0 Friday. The Lady Beavers beat Cutter during the regular season, but lost to them in the district tournament.
Head coach Kyle Lem said, â€śWe played pretty hard, pretty sound. We hit the ball better, but weâ€™re still not where we need to be.â€ť
Glen Rose scored three runs in the first inning and one in third to take a 4-0 lead. After Harding scored one in the third, both teams scored two runs in the fifth to make it a 6-3 game.
Both teams then scored a run each in the seventh for a final score of 7-4.
Senior Madison Jacobs pitched all seven innings for Glen Rose, allowing four runs on five hits with three walk and four strikeouts.
â€śShe battled,â€ť Lem said. â€śWe survived the bottom of their lineup pretty well, but we let them get their runs.â€ť
Senior Hollie Boles went 3-4, only lacking a home run for the cycle.
Sophomore Kylie Shepherd had a triple and three RBIs. Sophomore Rebecca Tuggle had a hit and one RBI. Senior Stephan Farber walked twice, scored twice and had two steals. Senior Tiffany Houpt had a triple with one RBI.