Ozark used a 5-run inning to beat Republic 5-3 at Ozark Tuesday night. Republic led 3-0 when Ozark exploded for five runs in the bottom of the fourth to take the lead for good.
Republic outhit Ozark 6-4. Rachael Michaelis led the way for the Lady Tigers with two hits. Amanda Davis, Stephanie Eckhoff, Bre Hemphill and Lakin Ramsey had one hit apiece for Republic.
The loss drops Republic to 10-5 . Ozark improves to 13-5. Republic is back in action at home against Nixa Thursday night.