Despite multiple, frustrating weather delays and not coming up with hits in crucial moments, players on Franklin’s softball team enjoyed the experience of competing at the highest level.
Franklin and South Granville played a combined 19 innings in two games during the 2-A NCHSAA Softball Championship.
Before the season started in March, Franklin’s softball team set goals. Lofty goals, in fact.
• Win the Mountain Six Conference; check
• Go undefeated in the regular season; check
When Bunker Hill scored in the fourth inning of Saturday’s game to take a 4-1 lead, it marked the largest deficit all season for Franklin’s softball team.
The undefeated streak ended Tuesday.
But thanks to the best-of-three format for the regional final, Franklin’s softball team lives to play another day.