A threat to win it every year for what seemed like so many years, the St. Henry Redskins now find themselves on the threshold of again winning an OHSAA Division IV title in baseball. Easy? Think again, and consider time, and all the cliches' you never believed before.
The journey continues, the fun continues...as the St. Henry Redskins and pitcher Devin Delzeith's improbable journey towards the OHSAA Finals and a hoped-for chance at the state title in baseball takes one more, and even bigger, step. Read about Friday's regional title win in Saturday's Press Pros.
Parkway knew it faced an uphill battle in taking down unbeaten Hopewell-Loudon, which chased Panthers' ace Meg Henkle early, but still had to go the entire seven innings to advance in the Division IV state semifinals. (PressPros Feature Photo by Jarrod Ulrey).
In two excellently played games St. Henry, behind Lucas Clune (above) and surprising Delphos St. John, behind freshman Can Elwer, prevailed to meet in Friday's Division IV northwest regional final...with a trip to Akron waiting for the winner.
Getting just enough contact to extend her decisive plate appearance, Parkway's Adria Miller finally found her pitch and came through for the Panthers with a two-run triple that lifted them to a regional championship and berth in the state semifinals.