The Ouachita Chrisitan School Lady Eagles are 2016 Middle School Softball State Champions.
OCS rode the strong pitching of Bethany Savage and Carley Teekel and equally strong hitting to the championship.
OCS recorded 35 strikeouts in three games including beating Grace Episcopal 3-2, LaSalle 4-1 then Bayou Chicot twice by scores of 11-4 and 3-2 in the finals.
Head coach Brian Lowery h.as overseen one of the most consistent middle school programs in the state in recent years.
It was a culmination of a year of hard work following a state runner-up finish in 2015.
The OCS middle school softball program has a record of 129-29 over the past four seasons.
Allie Rae Hamby reached base 11 of 13 times at the plate and scored nine runs. The Lady Eagles were dominating defensively.
“We didn’t make any errors after the first game, and the bats came alive,” Lowery said.
OCS won the championship 3-2 over LaSalle on an inside the park home run by Madelyn Fletcher
Article courtesy of The News Star.