High School Softball
Division IV Regional Semifinal at Pickerington Central H.S.
Crooksville 1 Strasburg-Franklin 2
In a pitcher’s duel, the Ceramics tournament run came to an end in heartbreaking fashion on Wednesday afternoon as the defending state champions got the clutch hit they needed late in the game. The Ceramics struck first in the top of the third on a Madison Sprankle RBI single to right field that plated Alee Davis for the early 1-0 lead. The Tigers tied it at one in the bottom of the frame on a sacrifice fly from Karly DiBacco. Then, in the bottom of the sixth, Mariah Crites got the two-out, game winning RBI single to left field that scored DiBacco.
WP: Kristin LaRocca – 7IP, 3H, 0BB, 9Ks
LP: Macey Anders – 7IP, 4H, 2BB, 6Ks
Best of luck to seniors Macey Anders, Ashley Alfman, Megan Dutro, and Alee Davis in their future endeavors.