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McGahuey, Purcell spark Senators to win

Staff Report

Carson High continued to play longball against opposing teams, socking three homers in a 5-1 win over visiting Reno Thursday afternoon.

That gives Carson eight in it last two games.

Christa McGahuey drove in four of the runs with two homers and a single.

McGahuey also struck out nine and allowed five hits to pick up the win in the circle.

Carson took a 1-0 lead in the first when Emily Collins singled, moved up a base on a single by Jennifer Purcell and scored on a McGahuey single.

Reno tied the game in the top of the third, but McGahuey broke the deadlock with a two-run homer in the bottom of the inning.

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Carson tacked on two more in the fifth on solo homers by Purcell and McGahuey,

McGahuey went 3-for-3, while Purcell went 3-for-4. Collins and Ellise McGowan each added two hits.