Rogers softball team sweeps West in area round

WACO, Texas For the second straight season, the Rogers softball team has earned a playoff sweep over West in the state playoffs. This time, it's in the Area round and the Lady Eagles finished the sweep with a 15-3 win Friday night.

Rogers scored the first six runs of the game and capitalized on mistakes made by the Lady Trojans. Errors helped Rogers jump out to a big lead in the first two innings.

West rallied a bit to cut into the lead in the middle innings before the wheels came off later in the ballgame. Rogers rallied for 8 runs in the 6th inning to take a 7-3 lead to a 15-3 win.

With the victory Rogers advances to the regional round of the playoffs.