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Miracle on Montlake

A comeback for the ages

The torrent of emotion on Sami Reynolds’ face was unmistakable.

It didn’t matter if you were sitting under the light drizzle of rain at Husky Softball Stadium or, as I was, sitting comfortably at home watching on television.

Reynolds stood safely on second base, hands on her face, eyes glistening, as she looked back at the dugout and roared “LET’S GO!”

Just moments before, Reynolds and her University of Washington softball team looked dead in the water.

The Huskies, who hadn’t scored in 16 straight innings, trailed McNeese State 6-0 in the seventh inning of a winner-take-all NCAA Regional fina...

 

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