Thursday, May 25, 2017
Edgewood High School
The Edgewood Lady Mustangs captured the Sectional Championship Thursday night against the host Sullivan Arrows. They jumped out the gate with a 4 spot in the bottom of the first. Consecutive singles by Payton Acuff and Jenna LaRoche followed by a Serenah Morris sac bunt put the Lady Mustangs in position to score. Taylor Acuff reached by an error which allowed the first run in. After falling behind 0-2 in the count Grace Bretveld fouled off 3 pitches before she launched a home run bring in 3 runs and had the Mustangs off to great start. The Arrows battled back with 5 runs in the top of the 3rd. The Lady Mustangs answered with one of their own in the bottom of the 3rd. Things got tight but the Lady Mustangs were able to scratch across a run in the bottom of the 6th to make the difference. Karlee Bland put down the last 8 batters she faced. The Lady Mustangs had a great team effort for the tournament in winning their first sectional since 2012. They will play on Tuesday at 7:00 at the Edgewood Softball Field.