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The Fred T. Foard softball team finished one win short of a state title.
The Lady Tigers fell 7-2 Sunday afternoon to C.B. Aycock in the third and deciding game of the 3A state championship series.
Foard won game one Saturday, 1-0, in extra innings before dropping the next two games in the series, including a 4-3 defeat in game two.
For more on the state softball championship, visit the local sports section at observernewsonline.com.