Saturday, June 3, 2017
Champion wins its 7th softball title with 5-1 victory over defending champs Wheelersburg.
It's their fourth crown in seven seasons and comes about 6 hours after the Champion baseball team won its first title in Columbus.
Carly Swipas drives in two runs to give Champion a 5-1 lead in the 7th.
Wheelersburg scores a run in 6th to reduce Champion's lead to 3-1.
Champion strands Alayna Fell at third in the 6th, remain ahead 3-0 over Wheelersburg.
Champion executes double play to end fourth with a 3-0 lead.
Neither team scored in third inning as Champion leads Wheelersburg 3-0.
McKenzie Zigmont has four strikeouts, three of them courtesy of her change-up that has the Pirates baffled.
Champion's lead increases to 3-0 as Molly Williams' sacrifice fly scores Carly Swipas in the second.
Champion scores twice in top of first. Abbi White's two-out single to right is key blow.
Champion and Wheelersburg about to start game for Division III softball crown.
Champion won crown in 2015 and Wheelersburg in 2016.