Lady Riders win regional title, move on to state semi-finals

(Posted May 28, 2019)

An outstanding season rolls on for West Jefferson’s varsity softball team.

The Lady Riders won the Div. III Region 12 championship on May 25, defeating West Liberty-Salem 4-2 at Wright State University in Dayton.

With the win, the squad earned a spot in the Final Four at the Div. III state tournament, which runs May 30-June 1 at Firestone Stadium in Akron.

West Jefferson (22-6) plays Cardington-Lincoln (24-4) in the semi-finals at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 30.


Photos courtesy of Beth Roberts
West Jefferson’s Isabelle Fisher makes a throw to teammate McKenna Archey in a 4-2 win over West Liberty-Salem in the regional championship game played May 25 at Wright State University in Dayton.
Brooke Roberts connects for a hit.
Isabelle Fisher winds up for another pitch.
Catcher Lexi Bowman surveys the field.
Haley Kurtz makes a bunt.
The Lady Riders celebrate their regional championship victory.
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