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Henderson State 9, Arkansas Tech 5 Eight of the hitters in Henderson State's starting line-up had at least one base hit as the sixth-seeded Lady Reddies knocked off No. 3 seed Arkansas Tech 9-5 in the first round of the 2013 GAC Tournament. Morgan South and Katie Hulan had three hits apiece for Henderson State, while Sarah Gipson went 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs batted in. Arkansas Tech's Ashton Long was 3-for-3. Jessica Black went 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Nikki Nail finished 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and Whitney Robinson notched a pair of base hits for the Golden Suns. Henderson State pitcher Kayla Williams (12-13) earned the win after allowing five runs on 11 hits over seven innings. Ouachita Baptist 11, Arkansas Tech 2 A quick start by Ouachita Baptist spelled doom for Arkansas Tech in an elimination game at the 2013 GAC Tournament on Thursday night. The Lady Tigers scored six runs in the top of the first inning on their way to an 11-2 victory over the Golden Suns. Megan Askew led OBU's attack with a 2-for-4 night that included a home run and three RBIs. Kailey Madden also homered for the Lady Tigers. Ashley Keen drove in both of Arkansas Tech's runs with a two-run home run in the bottom of the second inning. Cassady Haworth and Nikki Nail added one hit apiece for the Golden Suns. Ouachita Baptist starting pitcher Abbi Frakes (13-18) struck out four over five innings and earned the win. The game was stopped after five innings due to the mercy rule.]]>