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June 14, 2013

Lady Lancers fall hard in PIAA title game

NEW CASTLE — It just wasn’t Neshannock’s day.

The Lady Lancers were hoping to win their second straight PIAA softball title, but Williams Valley denied the dream with a 13-0 victory.

The Class A title game, played Friday afternoon at Penn State University, was stopped after the sixth inning because of the Mercy Rule.

Pitcher Madison Shaffer had been outstanding the entire season, but the Lady Vikings batted around the order in two innings, and benefited from a couple of bases loaded walks.

The Lady Lancers managed three singles on the afternoon.

Neshannock finishes its season with a WPIAL championship and a 21-3 record.

Sports writers Ron Poniewasz Jr. and Andrew Petyak will have complete details from the contest in Saturday’s Weekend edition. They were joined by photographer Erica Galvin and videographer Ashley Hautala, who will share their work in the newspaper and on www.ncnewsonline.com.

 

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