With a victory over Dongola, the host Cobden Junior High School softball team won a Class S regional championship last Friday evening. Cobden also won an SIC conference championship. In the first row are, from left, Leah Goins, Emma Phillippe, Kylie Hale, Emma Kilpatrick, Tess Brummer, Mya Bittle, Mirranda Eads, Rhylee Sauerbrunn and Bianca Vicente. In the second row are Katelyn Shadowens, Lily Britt, Hannah Stillman, Abby Clover, MaKenzie Howell, Abby Remsey, Olivia Brumleve, Gracelynn Fisher and Karleigh

Cobden wins regional title

The Cobden Junior High School softball team defeated Dongola 8-7 to win the Class S regional tournament title at Cobden Friday, Sept. 22.

Cobden, 15-0, advances to play in the Class S state tournament at Coulterville and plays Woodlawn at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Makenzie Howell was the winning pitcher, allowing 7 hits to go with 5 walks and 6 strikeouts.

Dongola’s Melanie Allavamoro pitched 4 innings and allowed 6 hits to go with 6 walks and 5 strikeouts. Brooklyn Hogue pitched the final 2 innings and didn’t allow a hit to go with a walk and a strikeout.

Katelyn Shadowens was 3-for-4 with a double and 3 RBIs to lead Cobden at the plate.

Lily Britt was 1-for-2 with a triple and an RBI. Howell was 1-for-2. Olivia Brumleve was 1-for-4 with an RBI.

Hogue was 3-for-3 with a triple and an RBI to lead Dongola at the plate. Jamie Anderson was 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs. Carmin Smith was 1-for-3.

Cobden 19, Century 4: Britt was 4-for-4 with 3 doubles, a triple and 4 RBIs to lead Cobden in the first-round win Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Gracelynn Fisher was 3-for-3 with an RBI for Cobden. Brumleve was 2-for-2 with an RBI. Shadowens was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. 

Abby Remsey was 2-for-4 with a home run, double and 4 RBIs. Hannah Stillman and Abby Clover were each 1-for-3. Howell and Leah Goins were both 1-for-4.

Howell was the winning pitcher, scattering 5 hits to go with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts.  

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