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The BattalionMay 4, 2024

GALLERY: Softball vs. Alabama Game 3

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Photo by Kelsi Gonzales

Riley Sartain runs to second base after a ground ball is hit. 

The Texas A&M softball team defeated No. 4 Alabama after Payton McBride delivered a walk off home run. Kendall Potts pitched the entire game and finished strong after giving up two solo home runs in the first inning. The Aggies made a comeback after being down 3-1 at the bottom of the sixth, with a final score of 4-3, giving Alabama their first loss of the year.  
The Aggie softball team will play a double header Wednesday, March 27, at 4 p.m. against Sam Houston State. 

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  • Payton McBride warms up her arm by throwing with her teammate across the field. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Junior, Kelbi Fortenberry, stands in the outfield waiting to make a play. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • The lone senior Riley Sartain focuses on the ball as it crosses the plate. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • The Aggie Girls Softball team huddles up to encourage each other during their game versus Alabama.  

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Starter, Kendall Potts, winds up to pitch. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Pitcher, Kendall Potts, played the entire game and earned her sixth win of her junior year. 

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  • Catcher Haley Lee throws the ball back to the pitcher. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Morgan Smith steps up to bat. 

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  • Morgan Smith gets ready to hit. 

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  • Freshman Morgan Smith prepares to bat. 

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  • Freshman Taudrea Sinnie gets on base. 

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  • Riley Sartain prepares to bat while her teammate smiles after scoring a run. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Baylee Klinger drops the bat after hitting the ball to the outfield. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Junior Blake-Ann Fritsch gets ready to run. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • A&M Girls Softball team jumps for joy after defeating Alabama 4-3. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Kayla Garcia, Junior Blake-Ann Fritsch, and red shirt freshman Hannah Mayo, celebrate after handing Alabama their first loss.

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Payton McBride prepares for her post game interview after hitting a game winning walk off home run.

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Junior, Payton McBride, looks at her jersey after a celebratory Gatorade bath. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
  • Kelbi Fortenberry and teammate, Gabby Moreno, celebrate their team’s win against Alabama 4-3. 

    Photo by Kelsi Gonzales
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