CARMI – Waltonville/Sesser-Valier short-gamed Fairfield Tuesday afternoon, 10-0, to advance to the championship of the class 2A softball regional.
The Spartans are the No. 1 seed in the subsectional and improve to 28-3 on the season. They’ll face the winner of Carmi/White County against Mount Carmel – which is scheduled for Wednesday at 4:30 PM.
Hannah Garascia was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a stolen base. Taylor Witges finished 1-for-3 and Gretchen Witter was 4-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored.
Olivia Massie was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI and Mikayla Robbers was 2-for-3 with a run scored.
The Spartans scored five times in the home half of the first and added a single run in the second, third and fourth before putting two across in the fifth to end the game.
Witter was the winner in the circle. He pitched all five innings allowing two hits, no runs, walking none and striking out three.
The championship is slated for Saturday at 11 AM.