ETBU and Hallsville both lose in softball
Tyler (KETK) — East Texas Baptist was leading the defending champions at the national softball tournament.
Alyssa Romero ripped a two-run home run to give the ETBU Tigers the lead in the fifth inning.
But that lead did not last.
The Tufts Jumbos, a team from the Boston area, came from behind to win, 9-3.
East Texas Baptist will play an elimination game Friday at 2:30 at UT Tyler.
The Hallsville Lady Cats took an early lead against Ennis in their playoff game at Bullard.
But Ennis took the lead in the bottom of the sixth and went on to win, 7-3.
Hallsville will play again Friday night at Brook Hill High School against Ennis.