The York Panthers, the second seed in group play in Lubbock Texas lost to fourth seeded Mount Mary 12-5 eliminating them from postseason play. The Panthers finish their season 45-9. Needing a win to advance to the finals against top-seeded Lubbock Christian, the Panthers got hammered early by Mount Mary in the first three innings.
Mount Mary scored 11 of their 12 runs in the first three frames, scored four in the first, two in the second and five in the third. Seward, NE. native Alex Lowther lasted just 1.1 innings giving up six runs, five earned. Relief pitcher Chris Dempsey didn’t fare much better, giving up five runs in one inning of work.