Varsity/JV Softball · Softball Splits in First Round of State Playoffs

The SHS Softball team traveled to Union Grove High School for the first round of the AAAAA State Playoffs Wednesday.  Union Grove scored 16 runs in the first two innings to defeat the Devils in Game 1 by a score of 16-0.  In Game 2, the Blue Devils scored two in the first inning, but Union Grove answered with two in the third to tie it 2-2.  Morgan Thompson hit a two run home run in the fourth to put SHS up, and the Blue Devils held on for a 4-3 win in Game 2.  The win was the first state playoff victory for a SHS Fastpitch team, and their first win over a ranked opponent in school history.  SHS and Union Grove square off in Game 3 of the series Thursday at 3:30 at Union Grove.