WHEELING - The Weirton Madonna softball team saw its season come to an end with a 10-2 loss to Wheeling Central in the West Virginia Class A Region 1, Section 1 tournament at the I-470 Youth Sports Complex. The Maroon Knights will face Bishop Donahue today.
The Blue Dons took a 1-0 lead into the bottom of the first inning, but the Maroon Knights exploded for six runs and they never looked back. Madonna scored two runs on two hits and had two errors.
The Maroon Knights finished with 10 runs on 10 hits and three errors. Madonna loses seniors Emalee Hvizdak, Maddie Burchill and Sara Alongi to graduation.
W.Va. Class A
Region One, Section One
Wheeling Central 10, Madonna 2
Madonna 101 000 - 2 2 2
Wheeling Central 602 011 - 10 10 3
MADONNA: Pulice (LP, 0K, 0BB), Kazmarek (5, 0K, 2BB) and Magnone.
WHEELING CENTRAL: Bosinger (WP, 4K, 3BB) and Visnick; Cook 2S, D; Bennington S, T.