The Highland Middle School softball team captured the championship of the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association (SIJHSAA) Class L Wesclin Regional with an 11-0 victory over Carlyle on Friday. The day before, the Lady Bullpups defeated Centralia 11-1 in the regional semifinal. HMS (11-1) will now compete in the Elite Eight at the SIJHSAA Class L State Softball Tournament to be held this Saturday, Oct. 1, Tuesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 6 at Rotary Park in Centralia. The Bullpups will open the state tournament against Collinsville in the quarterfinals at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The victor will face the winner of Massac County and Murphysboro in the semifinals on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m., with a berth in the state title game on the line. The HMS softball Bullpups consist of, front row from left to right, Olivia Fowler, Kaylee Diesen, Tegan Schauwecker, Sam Miener, Madi Fenton, Rayanna Stopher, Emma Strubinger; back row, coch Deanne Voegle, Sydney Parkerson, Tatum Stock, Claire Korte, Faith Hickam, Bradey McKinley, Jordyn Fields, Ashlynn Korte, Katie Augustin, Maci Pfister, Delaina Sigman, Jessie Gilomen, and coach Erin Smith.
The Highland Middle School softball team captured the championship of the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association (SIJHSAA) Class L Wesclin Regional with an 11-0 victory over Carlyle on Friday. The day before, the Lady Bullpups defeated Centralia 11-1 in the regional semifinal. HMS (11-1) will now compete in the Elite Eight at the SIJHSAA Class L State Softball Tournament to be held this Saturday, Oct. 1, Tuesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 6 at Rotary Park in Centralia. The Bullpups will open the state tournament against Collinsville in the quarterfinals at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The victor will face the winner of Massac County and Murphysboro in the semifinals on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m., with a berth in the state title game on the line. The HMS softball Bullpups consist of, front row from left to right, Olivia Fowler, Kaylee Diesen, Tegan Schauwecker, Sam Miener, Madi Fenton, Rayanna Stopher, Emma Strubinger; back row, coch Deanne Voegle, Sydney Parkerson, Tatum Stock, Claire Korte, Faith Hickam, Bradey McKinley, Jordyn Fields, Ashlynn Korte, Katie Augustin, Maci Pfister, Delaina Sigman, Jessie Gilomen, and coach Erin Smith. Courtesy photo
The Highland Middle School softball team captured the championship of the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association (SIJHSAA) Class L Wesclin Regional with an 11-0 victory over Carlyle on Friday. The day before, the Lady Bullpups defeated Centralia 11-1 in the regional semifinal. HMS (11-1) will now compete in the Elite Eight at the SIJHSAA Class L State Softball Tournament to be held this Saturday, Oct. 1, Tuesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 6 at Rotary Park in Centralia. The Bullpups will open the state tournament against Collinsville in the quarterfinals at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The victor will face the winner of Massac County and Murphysboro in the semifinals on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m., with a berth in the state title game on the line. The HMS softball Bullpups consist of, front row from left to right, Olivia Fowler, Kaylee Diesen, Tegan Schauwecker, Sam Miener, Madi Fenton, Rayanna Stopher, Emma Strubinger; back row, coch Deanne Voegle, Sydney Parkerson, Tatum Stock, Claire Korte, Faith Hickam, Bradey McKinley, Jordyn Fields, Ashlynn Korte, Katie Augustin, Maci Pfister, Delaina Sigman, Jessie Gilomen, and coach Erin Smith. Courtesy photo

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