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Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 1:33 pm

The Mountain Grove Lady Panthers softball squad captured the district championship Wednesday with a 12-0 win over Plato.

Mountain Grove scored four of their runs in the first inning.  Allison Calvillo led off with a homerun. Sammie Hutsell was hit by a pitch, stole a base and scored on a Colbee Anderson double. Anderson came home when Paige Lutes connected for the second homerun of the  inning.

Two more runs scored in the second when Avery Lee walked and scored on a Hutsell triple. Hutsell would score on an error.

The Lady Panthers finished out their scoring in the third. Mountain Grove had singles from Savannah Smith, Nicole Fletcher, Bridget Sons, Calvillo and Lutes in the inning to push across six runs.

Laci Collins threw her second shutout of the tournament with the game.

The Lady Panthers had advanced to the championship contest with a 15-0 win over Sparta.

Thirteen Mountain Grove runners came across the plate in the first inning with 13 hitters going to the plate before an out was recorded.

Calvillo and Anderson reached on singles and Hutsell was hit by a pitch, before Lutes cleared the bases with a homerun. Mountain Grove would put together five more hits in the inning to help finish out the scoring.

The final two runs came home in the third when Anderson and Lutes would single and score on a Makenzie Berry triple.