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The hits kept coming Tuesday for the Verona Area’s softball team.

The host Wildcats banged out 19 hits en route to a 14-4 win over Janesville Craig in a Big Eight Conference game that ended in the sixth inning due to the 10-run rule.

Craig (3-4) tied the game at 4-4 in the top of the third, but Verona responded with four runs in the fifth and six more in the sixth.

“Playing the same team two nights in a row is tough,” Craig coach Kristen Worm said. “We ran out of tricks in our bag.

“They started hitting, and we just couldn’t stop them. We just came up a couple innings short tonight.”

Presley Stanley and Abby Humphrey had two hits each for Craig.

The Cougars host Sun Prairie on Friday at the Youth Sports Complex.

VERONA 14, CRAIG 4 (6)Janesville Craig 004 000—4 6 2

Verona 022 046—14 19 0

Stanley, Bienema (5); H. Blomberg

Leading hitters—Stanley (C) 2x2, Humphrey (C) 2x3, Toman (V) 5x5, A. Blomberg (V) 3x4, Lawrence (V) 2x3, Salas (V) 2x3, H. Blomberg (V) 2x5, Rivera (V) 2x5, Pederson (V) 2x5. 2B—Bostley (V), Salas (V), H. Blomgren (V)

SO—H. Blomberg 9. BB—Stanley 3, Blomberg 2

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