PURCELL — Chelsea Spain scored from third base on a one-out sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning as Purcell scraped by Tecumseh, 4-3, Monday.
Spain singled to start the eighth after her solo home run in the sixth knotted the game at 3.
Brook Fleming of Purcell, who also singled in the eighth, clubbed a 2-run home run in the third after Tecumseh put up at three-spot in the top of the frame.
Emily Bingham of Tecumseh drove in two runs with a two-out double.
Tecumseh collected five hits with leadoff batter Ayzia Shirey leading the way with two doubles and a single in four at-bats. She also stole a base.
Harley Sturm was the tough-luck pitching loser. Sturm surrendered six hits, struck out four and walked three in 7 2/3 innings.
Tecumseh will take a 22-9 record to McLoud Thursday (5 p.m.) The Lady Savages will be home against Seminole at 5 p.m. Monday.
Note: Report compiled by contributing writer Fred Fehr.