Jessi Farrer swung fast and swung hard, the ball zipping into the outfield. Cailyn Cooke scored off the clutch hit. So did Natalia Taylor.
In that joyous moment, a moment buzzing with energy and excitement, Cooke jumped up and down and got pumped up near home plate as the Raiders breathed new life into their hopes for an upset of the No. 1 team in the state Wednesday night in a District 1-6A final.
Jessi Farrer hits the ball in the district final last week.
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