Highlights: Top-seeded Mathews rolls in tournament opener


Lady Stangs blank Southern 17-0 in the Division IV Sectional Final

VIENNA, Ohio (WKBN) – Mathews blanked Southern 17-0 on Wednesday in the Division IV Softball Sectional Final.

Watch the video above for highlights and post game interviews!

Emma Gates tossed a one-hitter with 14 strikeouts. At the plate, she homered and drove in two runs.

Chloe Sweitzer finished with four hits and 3 RBI’s. Kaylen McCollum tallied 3 hits, including two doubles, with 3 RBI.

Ashley Deans added two hits with 4 RBI’s, Gianna Toto and Becca Landis had 2 doubles, while Bella Spano had a pair of hits.

With the win, Mathews improves to 21-4 overall on the season.

The top-seeded Lady Stangs return to action on Monday against Badger in the Division IV District Semifinal at Candlelight Knolls in Warren. First pitch is slated for 5 p.m.

The winner of that game will advance to face the winner of Lisbon/Brookfield which will also be played on Monday at 5 p.m.

The Division IV District Championship is set to be played on Wednesday May 19 at 5 p.m. at Candlelight Knolls.

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