South Range one win away from state title

The Raiders advance to face Wheelersburg in the Division III State Championship Saturday at 1PM at Firestone Stadium.

South Range plated five runs in the bottom of the 5th inning and never looked back in a 7-1 win over Edison in the Division III State Semifinals at Firestone Stadium in Akron Thursday.

AKRON, Ohio (WKBN) – South Range plated five runs in the bottom of the 5th inning and never looked back in a 7-1 win over Edison in the Division III State Softball Semifinals at Firestone Stadium in Akron Thursday.

Raiders’ Pitcher Caragyn Yanek shut down the Chargers, tossing a complete game, allowing just one run on 3 hits with 6 strikeouts.

Madison Weaver led the led the Raiders at the plate going 2-3 with 2 RBI’s.  Lydia Baird went 1-2 with 2 RBI’s, while Cody Taylor also notched a pair of hits and an RBI in the victory.

Edison Pitcher Erica Reber tossed 6 innings, allowing 7 runs (5 earned) on 10 hits, with 4 strikeouts.  The Chargers end the season with a record of 24-4.

South Range improves to 29-3 overall on the season.  The Raiders advance to face Wheelersburg  in the Division III State Championship Saturday at 1PM at Firestone Stadium.

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