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Local teams participate in SCISA softball playoffs




Ben Lippen’s Shelby Spencer bats against First Baptist.

Ben Lippen’s Shelby Spencer bats against First Baptist.

The Ben Lippen Falcons, Hammond Skyhawks, and Cardinal Newman Cardinals participated in the SCISA 3A state softball tournament May 8-9.

The Falcons defeated First Baptist 8-6 in the opening round but fell to Thomas Sumter in the second round. They were then eliminated by First Baptist in a losers’ bracket game.

The Skyhawks fell prey to the eventual champion, Thomas Sumter, 15-0 in three innings in the first round, and then were eliminated by First Baptist.

The Cardinals lost 16-1 to Laurence Manning in three innings in the opening round and were eliminated by Northwood by a score of 7-2 in the second round.








Hammond’s Elizabeth Haas fields a ground ball against Thomas Sumter.

Hammond’s Elizabeth Haas fields a ground ball against Thomas Sumter.

Cardinal Newman’s Kendall Watson pitches against Laurence Manning.

Cardinal Newman’s Kendall Watson pitches against Laurence Manning.

Ben Lippen’s Molly Godley pitches against First Baptist.

Ben Lippen’s Molly Godley pitches against First Baptist.

Hammond’s Alyssa Knight pitches against Thomas Sumter.

Hammond’s Alyssa Knight pitches against Thomas Sumter.

Cardinal Newman’s Madison Hoover bats against Laurence Manning.

Cardinal Newman’s Madison Hoover bats against Laurence Manning.

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