Sinclair Softball Wins Playoff Game; Headed to Regionals

Adrian, MI – The Sinclair softball team (24-12, 6-6) is on an nine game win streak and won their first post-season game after the program was started up last season after a 21 year hiatus.  Sinclair played in a one game against Jackson College on Friday, May 2 for the final spot in the District G NJCAA Regional Tournament. The playoff game for the District G NJCAA Regional Tournament was played at a neutral site, Adrian College in Adrian, MI.  Sinclair took command from the beginning scoring four runs in the first inning and never looked back defeating Jackson 10-1.

 

Sinclair's offensive continued for them in the playoff game with the team pounding 14 hits.  Sierra Stewart (3B/Soph. – Bellbrook H.S., Bellbrook, OH) led Sinclair with six RBI's, going 3-for-4 at the plate and getting one homerun and one run.  Alex Hendrix (CF/Fresh. – Beavercreek H.S., Beavercreek, OH) and Brooke Peters (SS/Soph. – Union County H.S., Liberty, IN) also went 3-for-4 at the plate.  Hendrix had one RBI, one homerun, and two runs.  Peters scored three runs.  Kaila Sturgell (P/Fresh. – Liberty Center H.S., Liberty Center, OH) was on the mound for Sinclair getting the win pitching all 7.0 innings with four strikeouts.

 

Sinclair moves onto to the District G NJCAA Regional Tournament which will be held in East Lansing, Michigan at Abbott Park.  Sinclair is the #6 seed and will face #3 seed Lansing CC (27-14,14-2) at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 7.  The Regional Tournament is double elimination.

 

For Regional Tournament information: http://www.mccaa.org/f/15/5/Softball/2014_NJCAA_District_G_Tournament.php