AUSTINTOWN OH- Austintown Fitch celebrated senior night with a 10-0 victory over Howland which secured for them the outright All American Conference Championship.Before the game, the team honored their five graduating seniors: Samantha Aey, Alison Foley, Kayla Schubuert, Sophia Senediak and Maddy Taylor.
As has been the case all year, Freshmen pitcher Sydnie Watts teamed up with Junior catcher McKenna Hogan for a dominant performance, holding Howland to only one hit. Watts fanned 12 Tiger batters and in the process recorded her 250th Strikeout on the season which is a new single season school record.
Offensively, Sophomore Ayla Ray recorded 3 hits (2 singles and a triple) and Samanatha Aey had a single, a double and a RBI. Maddy Taylor drove in 3 runs on the night to go along with 3 hits (2 singles and a triple), while Watts had 5 RBIs with 4 of them coming on a Grand Slam home run, and also had 2 singles.
The team is right back on the diamond tomorrow in a OHSAA Division 1 Sectional Tournament Final Game against Kent Roosevelt. First pitch is 5:00 PM.
*Contributed By Steve Ward at austintownathletics.org