Highlights: West Branch girls roll into regional finals


The Warriors rolled over Revere 12-2 Wednesday night

AKRON, Ohio (WKBN) – The West Branch softball team will play for a regional championship on Saturday.

After a late start on Wednesday, the Warriors rolled over Revere 12-2 in six innings in the Division II Regional Semifinals at Akron Firestone Stadium.

Jordan Anderson went 4-5 with a home run and three RBI. Anderson struck out seven batters, allowing just three hits in the win.

Ryley Pittman finished the night 2-4 with three RBI’s. Jaci Thomas went 1-3 with three RBI’s.

Revere’s Shannon Appel went 1-2 with a two-run home run in the setback.

Watch the video above for highlights from tonight’s game.

“I’m just amazed It just feels so good right now,” says West Branch senior Jordan Anderson. “Just coming out of this last inning, hitting so much, taking what she gave us, it’s just such a great feeling.”

“We started to be more patient at the plate, and moving runners and had some huge hits,” says West Branch head coach Sis Woods. “But again Jordan (Anderson) pitched very well to keep us in the game early.”

West Branch improves to 24-8 on the season. The Warriors advance to face Wooster Triway this Saturday at 1 p.m. Triway earned their trip to the finals after a 10-7 victory over Marlington.

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