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Solon uses grand slam to beat Carlisle at state softball tourney

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SOLON (KWWL) -

After a three-hour rain delay, Solon's Emily Ira came up with the most timely play of her softball career.

Ira hit a grand-slam home run in the fifth inning to break a 3-3 tie and lift Solon to a 7-3 victory over perennial powerhouse Carlisle.

Solon now advances to the 4A state championship game on Friday 4:45 pm against Dallas Center-Grimes.

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