By Danny Hirt —
You’ll have to excuse the Harper High School softball team if its coaches and fans don’t have any fingernails left.
After all, the Ladyhorns won two out of three games in the Region IV area round of the post-season playoffs by the narrowest of margins.
Following Thursday’s 1-0 loss to host Benavides on a seventh inning home run, Harper fought back to win the next two contests 2-1 on Friday, then 1-0 on Saturday afternoon.
All three games were played at Pearsall High School.
The Ladyhorns will now advance to the regional quarterfinal round to face fellow District 29 opponent Center Point in another best-of-three series that begins Friday evening at 6 p.m. at the Tivy High School field in Kerrville.
The second game will be played immediately following the first game. A third contest, if needed, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the same location.