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NORTH ALABAMA 18, TARLETON STATE 15
FORT COLLINS, CO -- North Alabama came back from an 11-2 deficit, scoring 14 runs in the third and fourth innings combined, allowing the Lions to work past Tarleton State in Saturday's final game of the 2022 NISC.
The 33 runs scored by both teams was the most ever for an NISC game. North Alabama (39-18) will face UNLV on Sunday in the winner's half of the double-elim bracket; Tarleton State (29-24) will play Monday in the loser's half.
Emma Broadfoot scored four runs for the Lions. North Alabama got three hits and five RBI from Haven Kirby; the Texans saw Georgia Cappell finish with three hits and six RBI. The Texans scored four runs over the final two innings to draw closer, including a home run from Cappell.