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Sleet made us discontinue a middle school fast pitch softball game in the bottom of the 1st inning... score 5-4... 2 on base. etc.
I thought we continued at the spot left off exactly.  Or... do we start over.

Hi Darlynn,

you restart the game at the EXACT spot down to the count on the batter where it was stopped.

As a sn, any player on the roster can participate in the restart of the game, they need not have been to the "1st" game in order to play.  They are just subbed in for the original player.



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