READING – Taylor Boeckmann ended Monday’s Division III sectional softball victory for East Clinton with a diving catch and double play as the Lady Astros defeated Reading 8-3.
The win puts East Clinton into the second round against No. 3 seed Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. EC will play at CHCA 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Boeckmann, who had two hits, made a diving catch at shortstop then threw from her knees to double-up the running going back to first base to end the game.
Mackenzie Campbell struck out eight in the circle for EC.
May 6 2019
Div III Sectional
East Clinton 8 Reading 3
(8) EAST CLINTON (ab-r-h-rbi) Boeckmann 4-1-2-0 Campbell 3-1-1-1 Durbin 5-0-1-1 Boggs 4-1-0-0 Brightman 4-0-1-0 Luttrell 4-2-2-0 Rolfe 3-2-0-0 Peacock 4-0-0-0 Talbott 4-1-1-2
2B: Campbell, Durbin