Survive and advance. That was the message Myrtle coach Marty Cook gave to his team, and they delivered with two, one-run wins over Houlka to advance out of the play-in round of the 1A north half playoffs.
Ingomar’s season came to an end against Vardaman, falling 2-0 in the series.
In Saturday’s game on at home, the Lady Falcons fell to the Lady Rams, 13-3, behind a four hit day for Vardaman’s Whittney Gee.
It’s spring cleanup time and our area certainly needs it. Recent rains have spurred the growth of weeds and high grass, leaving a generally overgrown look in some areas both in and outside the city of New Albany.
The end of this week officially marks the end of the regular season for softball, and it looks like the divisions are settled and we know who will make the playoffs.
Starting in 1A, I had the chance to watch the Myrtle-West Union series on Monday and Tuesday, with the Lady Eagles taking the sweep to pick up its sixth straight division title. West Union closed out its division slate on Wednesday with a 6-5 win at home against Ingomar to finish a perfect 8-0 in district play.