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Auburn All-Stars into semis

Little League Softball
By: Journal Sports Staff
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The Auburn Little League Softball Major All-Stars are two wins from a District 6 championship. Auburn cruised past North Natomas 6-1 on Saturday, earning a spot in the semifinals today. Auburn will face Cosumnes River at 5 p.m. in West Sacramento tonight. In Saturday’s win, Sadie Stroup was dominant in the pitcher’s circle, going the full six innings and giving up just one hit. Lori Schmitz was 2-for-3 at the plate and scored two runs. Claire Hansen was 2-for-3 and Stroup had two RBIs. Shortstop Haily Leggitt provided a defensive gem in the sixth inning, firing to catcher Hansen at the plate to deny North Natomas a run. Auburn won by forfeit in Friday’s tournament opener.