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Softball: Roberson happy to be on field after scary situation

By Henry Apple

This article was published April 20, 2017 at 1:00 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER Bentonville West's Emily Roberson takes a swing on a Bentonville pitch Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Bentonville.

At A Glance

Emily Roberson

SCHOOL Bentonville West

CLASS Sophomore

HEIGHT 5-8

POSITION Designated player/first base/third base

NOTABLE Currently ranks second on the team with 22 RBIs after driving in a run in Tuesday’s victory over Fayetteville and entered that game with one home run and a .394 batting average. … Had a memorable last at-bat at Bentonville, where her pinch-hit two-run home run against Rogers High lifted the Lady Tigers to the Class 7A state championship game last year. … Had knee surgery on June 28, then had complications that eventually led to a week at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock and several tests performed.

On The Web

For more on this story, see the video at arpreps.com and nwadg.com

Emily Roberson truly believes she was meant to have a spot on Bentonville West's first softball team.

At A Glance

Emily Roberson

SCHOOL Bentonville West

CLASS Sophomore

HEIGHT 5-8

POSITION Designated player/first base/third base

NOTABLE Currently ranks second on the team with 22 RBIs after driving in a run in Tuesday’s victory over Fayetteville and entered that game with one home run and a .394 batting average. … Had a memorable last at-bat at Bentonville, where her pinch-hit two-run home run against Rogers High lifted the Lady Tigers to the Class 7A state championship game last year. … Had knee surgery on June 28, then had complications that eventually led to a week at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock and several tests performed.

On The Web

For more on this story, see the video at arpreps.com and nwadg.com

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