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Regional champs Lady Bobcats set sights on quarterfinal action

Posted on June 14th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off on Regional champs Lady Bobcats set sights on quarterfinal action

OTTAWA LAKE — What may have started off as a season of questions for the young Whiteford varsity Lady Bobcats, has now become a very memorable season for this year’s squad of varsity softball women and they are only three wins away from claiming a state title.
The Bobcats excelled this weekend on their home diamond as they swept their regional competition in division-four competition and held both Novi Franklin Road Christian and regional final opponent Southfield Christian scoreless.
Whiteford defeated Novi Franklin Road Christian in the regional semifinal game 10-0 in a mercy rule game and despite a low-scoring final, the Bobcat women came up on the upper hand of the contest, in a 2-0 victory, which helped Whiteford claim the regional title on its home field.
Results and coverage of that contest and additional Whiteford softball action in the team’s quest for a state title can be found in next Wednesday’s edition of The Advance, June 22.
Also still in the hunt for a division-four state title is fellow Tri-County Conference opponent Morenci. The Lady Bulldogs faced Decatur yesterday as well and the winner of that contest will play the winner of the Whiteford/Unionville-Sebewaing contest Friday June 17 at Michigan State University for the state semifinals.

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