Mizener, Hamilton get RBIs to move Taft into CIF semifinals

 Allison Mizener knocked in two runs with a second inning triple, then Reagan Hamilton plated the winning run in the third with a single as Taft Union High School edged Dinuba 3-2 Thursday to move into the semifinals of the CIF Central Section Division III softball playoffs.
The Wildcats (seeded fourth) will play at home Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. against Kerman, the eighth seed that upset top-seeded Hanford 6-4 Thursday.

The winner of the Taft-Kerman game will play the winer of the Independence-Tehachapi game for the Valley Championship.