Saturday, May 26, 2018
The Champion and West Branch softball teams cruised to regional championships today and are headed to state tournaments in Akron next week.
The Golden Flashes (29-0) beat Independence 13-3 in five innings at Massillon Washington High School in a Division III regional final. The Warriors (26-3) beat Peninsula Woodridge 7-1 in a Division II regional final at Akron Firestone Stadium.
The state tournament is next week at Akron Firestone Stadium.
West Branch will face the winner of a regional final between Clarksville Clinton-Massie and Plain City Jonathan Alder in a state semifinal at 10 a.m. on Thursday.
Champion will face the winner of a regional final between Williamsburg and North Union in a state semifinal at 3 p.m. on Friday.
The Division II state final is Saturday at 10 a.m. The Division III state final is Saturday at 7 p.m.
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