ORWIGSBURG - First, they had the lead.
Then they had momentum.
And even after those two had faded, they had chances.
What Jill Barron and her Tamaqua softball team didn't have, though, was a key hit.
Hoping to claim a Schuylkill League Division 1 championship in Friday's tiebreaker game against Pottsville, the Blue Raiders instead dropped a 4-3 contest in eight innings to settle for the wild card spot.