UNION MILLS, Ind. (WNDU) – When Tony Wallace was a university student at South Central in the early 80′s, there was no faculty softball workforce.
Now, just a couple shorter decades later on, Wallace is heading up a South Central softball workforce that will search to acquire the initially point out championship in system historical past on Friday.
Final time, this workforce came just a person recreation shy of a remaining 4 look, bowing out to Northfield in a rough, 5-to-3 defeat. That Northfield staff went on to get it all that calendar year, and South Central says being aware of they were being that near to a state title of their personal has been a enormous source of inspiration.
“Last yr I was devastated simply because I imagined we were being heading to go all the way,” says senior pitcher Lauren Bowmar. “I imagine it manufactured absolutely everyone perform more challenging and I believe that’s why we’re below.”
Her coach agrees.
“That was a incredibly significant level of discussion,” Wallace admits. “Northfield was a staff we considered we should’ve gained in opposition to no offense to anyone, but we felt like we have been the improved team down there. Which is anything that these seniors and the rest of the women that have been down there experienced to dwell with because then.”
Friday, the Satellites will vacation to Bittenger Stadium in West Lafayette to sq. off with the Tecumseh Braves for a state title. Initially pitch is scheduled for 5:30 PM EDT / 4:30 PM CDT.
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