NCAA Tournament Lexington Regional: Northwestern

Northwestern with a solo home run gets the Wildcats on the board first in the second inning as they lead 1-0 but that’s all they get. Renee Abernathy singles up the middle, Autumn Humes follows her with reaching base on a fielder’s choice, Abernathy to second, Humes advances to second on a pass ball and Abernathy to third, Rylea Smith singles up the middle allows Renee Abernathy to score to get Kentucky on the board, Humes scores as well for the Cats to take the lead. Rylea Smith advances to third on a wild pitch, Miranda Stoddard is hit by a pitch, Kayla Kowalik reaches on a fielder’s choice, Stoddard is out at second, but Rylea Smith scores another run for the Cats and they lead 3-1 after two. Northwestern gets a run in the ninth to cut the lead to just one.

 Final Kentucky 3, Northwestern 2

Kentucky will play the winner of Miami (OH) and Notre Dame tomorrow in the 1-0 game at noon ET

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