FORT WAYNE, IN. (WANE) – Jay County came out swinging to open the postseason and the Patriots are better for it. A pair of early home runs from Larissa Bole and Gabby Hart set the tone in the first two innings as Jay County took down host school Homestead 8-2. The Patriots advance to Tuesday’s semi-finals where they will meet Huntington North.
In DeKalb, the host Barons had little trouble with Snider in their opener winning 13-0. DeKalb blew things open in the third inning, scoring four runs highlighted by back-to-back RBI doubles from Maddy Fifer and Lizz Barrett. Earlier in the day East Noble shut down Northrop 14-2. The Barons and East Noble will meet in the semi-finals.
For a complete list of scores from the opening day of sectional softball play check out the IHSAA’s website.