DETROIT >> The key to surviving in the postseason isn’t to think you’ll never get hit hard — it’s merely to avoid being the one that gets squished.
While both teams in the Division 1 softball quarterfinal at Wayne State may feel like bugs on a windshield after Tuesday’s dual offensive maulings, only one of them flew away from the encounter.
No. 2-ranked Farmington Hills Mercy survived a series of persistent comeback attempts by No. 6-ranked Lake Orion, to hold on to an 11-7 win, and advance to the semifinals for the second straight season.