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The Jourdanton softball team is still undefeated in district.

The Squaws took an 8-7, extra-inning decision over state-ranked Karnes City on Thursday at home.

Jourdanton got the walk-off win on an Allie Touchstone double to right field in the eighth inning.

The Squaws had to fight off a Lady Badgers rally to extend the game.

Karnes City, which trailed 5-0 entering the sixth inning, scored three in the frame and added four in the seventh to take a 7-5 lead.

Laney Harlan led off the seventh with a double and scored on the next at-bat on a double by Hunter Rankin.

Jourdanton tied the game on an RBI ground-out by Allie Wheeler.

After retiring three Karnes City batters in order, the Squaws led off the eighth with a walk by Taylor Rankin. A double by Lexi Wheeler sent courtesy runner Bailey Lemes to third, and Touchstone drove in the game-winning run in the next at-bat.

Taylor Rankin led the team with two RBIs, going 2 for 2 at the plate with two walks. Karen Carrasco and Kam Guzman also had two hits each for the Squaws. Hunter Rankin went 2 for 4 with one RBI.

The win sent Jourdanton to 5-0 in District 26-3A. The Squaws beat Poth 13-4 on March 27.

Jourdanton totaled 17 hits against the Pirettes. Touchstone led the team with four hits, knocking in three RBIs.

Allie Wheeler went 3 for 4 with four RBIs. Hunter Rankin was 3 for 5 with two RBIs.

The Squaws, 16-8 overall, were off Tuesday and face Natalia on Friday. Jourdanton topped the state-ranked Lady Mustangs 5-4 to open district play March 12.

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