CHAMPION SOFTBALL LIVE: Champion wins 10-0, will play for state title
Northwestern strands three in the fifth but can't score. Champion wins 10-0 and will play Wheelersburg on Saturday for state title.
Champion has six state crowns, three in the previous six seasons.
Wheelersburg is defending state champion.
Champion adds two in fourth for 10-0 lead. Smith hits RBI single to give her four RBIs.
The romp is on as the Golden Flashes score 3 more in third and chase Northwestern starter Jenna Robbins. Allison Smith hits an RBI double and Molly Williams hit a 2-run double to open up an 8-0 lead.
Zigmont has allowed one hit through 3 innings.
Champion scores 3 in second for 5-0 lead. Allison Smith homered, McKenzie Zigmont hit a RBI double then scored on Abby White's hit.
The Warriors stranded a baserunner in their second at-bat.
Champion scores twice for 2-0 lead after one. Allison Smith and Megan Turner score and Hannah Gresch has the only RBI.
Flashes leave bases loaded.
Wheelersburg, the defending state champion in Division III softball, will be the opponent on Saturday if Champion defeats Springfield Northwestern.
Wheelersburg ousted Cardington, 10-1, in today's first semifinal.
Last year, Wheelersburg defeated South Range in the state final.