ADAMS TOWNSHIP — Getting hot at the right time, Clinton-Massie beat Goshen 11-1 in five innings Thursday in a Div. II Cincinnati 1 Sectional game at CMHS.
The Falcons are 12-8 on the year. The Warriors finish at 4-18.
“Extremely proud again of these girls and it is really fun to watch them have success,” Massie manager Brandon Lewis said. “They have worked hard since October preparing for the season and watching it come together at the end of the year is exciting.”
Clinton-Massie will continue its post-season run through the the SBAAC on Tuesday, facing league rival Batavia 5 p.m. at Milford High School for the upper bracket sectional championship.
The Falcons defeated New Richmond and Goshen in its first two tournament games.
Prior to the winning streak, the Falcons had lost six of eight games.
During the regular season, Clinton-Massie split games with Batavia, losing at BHS 6-5 and winning at Massie 13-8.
On Thursday, Kayle Drake and Sydney Doyle both homered. Drake finished 3-for-3. Delaney Schneder had three hits and three runs batted in. Doyle had two hits and two RBI. Emma Crombie had two hits.
Kiera Brightman had two doubles among her three hits at the plate and pitched a one-hitter in the circle. She struck out six batters.
“Tonight was just a great atmosphere at the Massie softball field,” said Lewis. “We had a large crowd tonight and it was great to see some of the softball alumni there to support the girls. Definitely want to recognize Colton Doyle for his work announcing the game and keeping the crowd energized and excited thoroughout.”