Girls Varsity Softball · Softball off to Sweet 16!


HAWKS KNOCK OFF LEBANON TO ADVANCE!

East Softball continued their tear thru the 2019 season winning their programs 9th District Championship on Friday. The Hawks defeated Dayton #1 seed Lebanon 3-0 to move on to Regionals. The Warriors ended East’s season last year in the same game by a score of 6-3.

Senior pitcher Sydney Larson struck out 5 in the win and gave up only 2 hits. Junior outfielder Kylee West made a spectacular catch in center field in the 5th inning to spark the Hawks and led to their offensive production in the 5th inning. Top offensive performers included: Kylee West (1-2, SAC, 1 RBI), Hailey Holtman (1-1, SAC, 1 RBI), Cassidy Hudson (2-3, 1 RBI), and Ali Lewis (2-3).

East record goes to 27-1. The teams only loss this season came at the hands of Lakota West on April 29.

The Hawk ladies will be back at Centerville for a 2 p.m. regional semifinal Wednesday against Greater Miami Conference rival Mason. The GMC champion Thunderhawks topped the Comets 2-1 and 10-4 during the regular season. The winner will play either Lakota West or Harrison on Saturday, May 25th, back at Centerville, 1:00 pm for a Regional Title and trip to the State Final Four!