Coach sees promise in tight Marsing game

Lucy Trujillo pitches to the TigerScots on April 1 in a home contest.

Nyssa’s softball team lost a squeaker last week to Marsing, falling 7-9 in a March 30 road trip.

“This team is on the verge, and the good thing about being 0-5 is that we will be underestimated, and will surprise some people,” Bulldog coach Tracy Cleaver said.

Despite the final score, Cleaver said the team played strong and had some great at-bats in the contest.

“We started the game solid and swinging hard, played fairly tight defense,” the coach said.

With Nyssa down 9-5 in the top of the seventh, Madi Mitchell got on with a walk, and then advanced to second and . . .