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Whitney High Wildcats bomb Antelope

Whitney rips Titans
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The Whitney High softball team made the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs, defeating Antelope 13-3 Friday.

Oakmont was in position to tie the Wildcats for the conference’s last automatic bid, but was blanked 9-0 by Roseville.

Whitney held a 5-2 advantage over the Titans until the fourth inning, when the ‘Cats then exploded for eight runs. The Titans scored three runs in the top of the fifth — but too little too late.

At the plate, Claire Stover was 3-for-3 with a double and scored three runs. Ashley Bliss had a double, triple and three RBIs and Makenzie Macfarlane had a double, two RBIs and scored three runs.

Bliss went five innings in the circle fanning six, while scattering seven hits and giving up no walks.