NSAA Softball State Championship Day 2 Recap
After starting off the state championship being shut–out, Grand Island looked to make a come–back today in the elimination round.
But they'd have to get past number five seed Millard North.
The Islanders and Mustangs faced off in the early bird game at 9 AM.
Top of the first, Michelle Boroff pops one up in field for an RBI, bringing in Stacey Wells for a 1–0 lead.
Later on, Makayla Sheets hits a grounder to bring in Emma Collins, GI goes up 3–0.
But here come the Mustangs, Kim Vidlak drills a grounder to center field bringing in Jasmyn Broussard on an RBI.
Millard North would just keep building, they go on to win it 11–3.
But fell to Lincoln Southwest 9–4 in the following game.
Also fighting through the elimination bracket, York and Hastings trying to stay alive.
Top of the first, York's Kylee Nixon bombs one into center field, over the barrier and good bye to the rubber and yarn. York first on the board, one of two homeruns for the Dukes.
Rocking the mound, senior Olivia Douglas finished with seven strikeouts on the game.
But it just wasn't enough, Kylee Nixon at it again with a grounder into center field bringing in Abby Seevers on an RBI.
Number three York locks up the win shutting out Hastings 3–0. Ending the season for the Tigers.
Moving on to the next round York steps up to the plate against the McCook Bison.
Right out of the gates in the first, Kylee Nixon hits a line drive to left field. Brings in Lauren Riley on an RBI. York up 1–0.
Two batters later Carsyn Zumpfe has a fly ball to center filed. Caught for an out, but not before Nixon makes it in for another RBI for the Dukes.
Later on in the third, Morgan Peterson hits a beamer into center field. So long to the rubber and yarn, it's a homerun for Peterson.
York would keep building from their going onto win it 10–1. A victory that was short lived, when the Dukes fell to Seward in the quarter finals 6–5. Putting their season to an end.