Highlights: Strong start to tournament play for top-seeded Penguins


Youngstown State advances to the winner's bracket final on Friday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The YSU Softball team is moving on. The top-seeded Penguins blanked Robert Morris 7-0 in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament on Thursday.

Watch the video above to see highlights from their tournament victory.

The Penguins scored 5 runs in the 2nd inning, capped off by a 3-run homerun from Milena Lacatena.

Elle Buffenbarger was dominant in the circle. She gave up just 4 hits in 6 innings, struck out 6, and picked her 20th win of the season.

Grace Cea added 2 hits, an RBI, and scored a run for the Penguins.

Youngstown State advances to the winner’s bracket final Friday at noon.

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