The Liberty Hawks scored early and often while helping Mira Monte-Bakersfield get out of innings for a quarterfinal playoff victory at Liberty.
The second-seeded Hawks pounded out 15 hits and got a senior-like performance from Montavello University-bound Darbi Duke for a 19-1 victory Friday over seventh-seeded Lions in the Div. IV playoffs.
“I’m proud of the girls,” head coach Leslie Wood said. “They jumped on them from the start of the game and were ready to go.”
Duke hit two home runs and drove in a school-record tying seven runs in the victory. She added two run-scoring singles...