We are the Champions! Youngstown State softball clinches regular season Horizon League title

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With their win over Cleveland State Saturday afternoon, Youngstown State earned the Horizon League regular season championship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown State softball team earned the Horizon League regular season championship on Saturday with a 3-1 win over Cleveland State.

Watch the video above for highlights and reaction from the Penguins following the win.

The two teams battled to extra innings, allowing just a run each until the eighth inning.

In the bottom of the eighth, Avrey Schumacher hit a walk-off, two-run home run to left field to give the Penguins the win.

It was Schumacher’s lone hit of the game.

Elle Buffenbarger pitched a gem for YSU, pitching a complete game and allowing just one run on eight hits with nine strikeouts.

Youngstown State will now host the Horizon League tournament after the regular season is completed.

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