A.L. softball loses 4-3

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 3, 2008

The Albert Lea girls&8217; softball team lost 4-3 to Rochester Mayo Thursday night despite a rally in the seventh inning.

The Tigers trailed 4-2 heading into the final frame and were able to push one run across to trail 4-3, but could not find another run to tie the game.

Dezeray Jacobs came up as the hard luck loser as she pitched seven complete innings, allowed just four runs and struck out four.

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Jacobs also collected three hits on the night.

Mayo scored a run in the fourth to grab the lead, but Albert Lea took

the lead with two runs in the fifth, but could not keep pace.

Mayo scored three more in the bottom half of the fifth to hold on for the win.