Lady Rockets Win Second Straight Regional
Front row, from left: Sarah Cook, Laura Cook, Kylie Going, Adysen Harre, Lexy Borrenpohl, Alayna Kraus, Briley Rhodes, Maggie Sawicki, Kate Borrenpohl. Back row: Coach Liz Thoel, Kaylyn Cragen, Rylan Senior, Lily Helbig, Tyne Moore, Taylor Hettenhausen, Jordyn Heckert, Raelyn Obermeier, Jenna Hackstadt, Camryn Wiedwilt, Madi Wienstroer, Coach Travis Kuhn.
By Travis Volz
As the old saying goes, “It’s hard to beat a good team three times.” The Okawville Lady Rockets made that maxim stand up with a 7-6 win over Carlyle to win the New Athens Regional Friday.
Despite dropping two games to the Lady Indians earlier in the season, Okawville rallied late to force extra innings and eventually claim the program’s second consecutive regional championship.
Read more in the May 24 issue.