D1 Regional Softball: Medina-Fitch, 5/30

The Falcons defeat Struthers.

2013 Division I Softball Akron Regional Semifinal
Thursday, May 30 at 5 PM at University of Akron
#8 Medina (22-7) vs. Fitch (20-7)

Road to the Regionals
District Final – Medina 8 Brunswick 2
District Semifinal – Medina 5 Barberton 2
Sectional Final – Medina 9 Firestone 1

The Lady Battling Bees captured their second straight District Championship by defeating Brunswick, 8-2. Medina scored the game’s last six runs. Megan Paradise hurled a five-hit, complete game. Paradise did not strike out a single batter but she did not walk one either. Last year, the Bees advanced to the State Semifinals.

District Final – Fitch 5 Aurora 2
District Semifinal – Fitch 8 Stow-Munroe Falls 6
Sectional Final – Fitch 4 Kent Roosevelt 2

Cali Mikovich belted a pair of homeruns as the Lady Falcons earned their first District title since 2005 by knocking off Aurora, 5-2. Gabby Butcher also hit a homer for Fitch. In the 2005 Sweet 16, the Falcons lost to eventual state champion Lake (11-1).

Winner to play in the Regional Championship on June 1 at noon against the winner of Mentor/Solon

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