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A high school softball game that was basically all about offense came down to pitching and defense for the final at-bat.

Bishop McGann-Mercy had seen what had been a 13-6 lead in the fifth inning shrink down to an uncomfortable one-run margin in the bottom of the seventh inning at Mattituck High School on Friday.

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It was the start of a busy spell for the Mattituck High School softball team, and the Tuckers didn’t wait long to get busy.

Playing the first of five games over a six-day period starting on Thursday against North Fork rival Southold/Greenport, Mattituck saw three of its first four batters deliver singles, setting up a three-run inning.

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The question mark hanging over the Mattituck High School softball team’s three-headed pitching staff remains, but it is smaller and no longer in boldfaced type.

Having had two games of live action to see what her pitchers can do, coach Kim Gerstung said she feels better with what she has seen.