Monroe Central’s junior high softball team opened tournament play Monday evening with a 14-4 victory over Northeastern.
Coach Zoey Nuckols reported it was a close game until the 4th and 5th innings when the Lady Bears pulled away. “We finally started to hit the ball,” said Nuckols.
Lexi Conatser pitched for the Lady Bears, while Breanna Hale, Tessa Chesher, Conatser, and Audrey Stoops contributed at the plate.
The JH Ladies (5-4) play Wednesday against Winchester at 5:30 p.m. at a park on South Milton Street in Dublin.