for a full seven innings in each game, hitting and being smart at the plate. When asked about their thoughts of the season thus far, Williams praised her team’s efforts, while Moon says they have a chance to “get ahead quickly” in the postseason.
“I thought we worked really hard to make sure that have that No. 1 spot in region that will put us in a good position for state playoffs and hopefully push us to the second round and further to go to [the state championship in] Columbus,” said Williams.
Though the Eagles have dominated the majority of their opponents up to this point, they are preparing to face much tougher competition going forward.
“I expect a lot more competition than we have been seeing,” said Coley Edwards. “I know that teams get better as the season goes on, and most of the time we played the harder teams in the early season. I’m excited to see some real competition.”
The Region 4-AAAA tourney begins Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. against No. 2 and No. 3 seeds Woodward Academy and Salem, while No. 1 Eastside will face No. 4 Luella at 7 p.m. at home. The losers of each game will meet Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. in Game 3, followed by Game 4 between the winners at 7 p.m.
The winner of Game 4 will be the No. 1 seed heading into the state tournament, while the loser will be No. 2.