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SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: Dumas 5, Prowlers 3; Dumas wins series

Dumas 14, Prowlers 4, FINAL Game 2

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The Fort Stockton High School Prowlers lost their Area 4A softball playoff series, 2 game to 1.

Fort Stockton won Game 1 on Thursday, 11-7. Dumas broke open a tight Game 2 with a 14-4 rout. In the pivotal Game 3, Dumas led 1-0 before the Prowlers went up 2-1. But Dumas pushed across three runs to go ahead 4-2.

In the bottom of the 6th, the Prowlers pulled within 4-3, but Dumas tacked on a home run insurance run to go up 5-3 and take the series.

Dumas goes on to play Canyon.

From 4A-District 2, Andrews and Seminole have advanced and will face each other in the regional quarterfinals.

GAME 3:

Fort Stockton scored twice in bottom of fourth to take a 2-1 lead, but gave up two runs in the top of the firsthand trails Dumas 3-2.

GAME 2:

The Fort Stockton Prowlers lost to Dumas, 14-4, in Game 2 of their best-of-three playoff series. The Prowlers won Game 1. Game 3 will be played with a start around 2:40 p.m.

The winner will face Canyon, which eliminated Monahans.

In other softball playoff action with team from 4A-District 2:

• Seminole swept Levelland .

• Monahans was swept by Canyon.

• No. 1 Andrews is playing against Lamesa this afternoon with the series tied 1-1..

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