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Sampson’s slam completes Xavier sweep

June 16, 2009
Iowa City High shortstop Molly Prybil (right) tags out Cedar Rapids Xavier baserunner Kelsey Kuba-Tresnak in a softball game Tuesday at Bob Erusha Field. The Saints swept the MVC double-header, 2-1 and 5-1. (Photo by Liz Martin)

Iowa City High shortstop Molly Prybil (right) tags out Cedar Rapids Xavier baserunner Kelsey Kuba-Tresnak in a softball game Tuesday at Bob Erusha Field. The Saints swept the MVC double-header, 2-1 and 5-1. (Photo by Liz Martin)

CEDAR RAPIDS — When Tyler Sampson came to the plate at the pivotal moment, one thought ruled her mind:

Don’t strand them.

Instead, she cleared them.

Sampson’s first career home run was a grand slam, a tie-breaking poke to left-center field that completed Class 4A 12th-ranked Cedar Rapids Xavier’s 2-1, 5-1 Mississippi Valley Conference softball sweep of No. 11 Iowa City High Tuesday night at Bob Erusha Field.

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