Jr. Wilson claims ‘A’ playoff crown

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 15 August 2016 at 6:42 pm
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Contributed Photo Members of the playoff champion Jr. Wilson’ s team includes, In front, Butchie Stockwell , Sami Johnson, Penny Brigham, Jessica Rosenbeck, and Sara Flansburg. In bcd are Alexis Williams, Nicole Guild, Sharon Korzelius, Paula Dresser, Michele Crandall, Bri Guzdek, Tara Williams, Jodi Zacher, In front are Butchie Stockwell , Sami   Johnson, Penny Brigham, Jessica Rosenbeck, and Sara Flansburg.

Jr. Wilson put together a big walk aided late inning rally to defeat Orleans Vets 14-10 this afternoon in the Medina Women’s Softball ‘A’ League playoff championship game.
Trailing 9-3, Jr. Wilson began to rally behind a three-run triple by Michelle Crandall in the fifth inning after walks set up the opportunity.
Jr. Wilson then capitalized on 9 walks along with a two-run single by Jessica Rosenbeck to scored 8 runs in the sixth inning to take the lead for good.
Crandall and Sara Flansburg both had 2 hits in the contest.
Orleans Vets had built up the 9-3 lead as a double by Heather Tower keyed a five-run second inning uprising.
Tower and Ashlee Salisbury both had 3 hits in the game.
Jr. Wilson advanced to the title contest by defeating top seeded regular season champion Banes Machine Shop/Banes Plumbing 18-2 in the winners bracket final.
Penny Roath and Jodi Zacher both had 3 hits, including a double, and Sami Johnson 2 doubles for Jr. Wilson which erupted for 5 quick runs in the first inning and 10 more in the second.
Orleans Vets then nipped Banes 8-7 in the losers bracket final to advance to the title contest.