AKRON, OH- The Poland girls just keep on going.  The team that was once down to their final out of the season cruised past Crestwood in the D2 Regional Finals on Saturday by a 12-4 Final.

Poland got things moving in the first inning, when Jackie Grisdale drew a walk with the bases loaded, scoring one run.

Poland put up five runs in the seventh inning to put the game away. Emily DenneyBrooke Bobbey, and Ashley Wire all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.

Wire earned the victory on the rubber for Poland. She allowed six hits and four runs over seven innings, striking out five and walking one.

Mikayla Berquist took the loss for Crestwood. She lasted six and two-thirds innings, allowing ten hits and 11 runs while striking out four.

Poland launched two home runs on the day. Ally Nittoli went for the long ball in the fourth inning. Wire had a four-bagger in the seventh inning to ice the Devils.  Offensively, Poland collected 11 hits. DenneyAbby Farber, and Cami Lattanzio all had multiple hits for the Lady Bulldogs. Denney led the team with three hits in four at-bats.

Angie Masiello went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Crestwood in hits.

The Lady Bulldogs will return to action Thursday for the State Semi-Final.  YSN will broadcast the game live.


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