Cochrane-Fountain City enters their Division four
state semifinal game winning their last seven games
by a combined score of 57-to-nothing.
The 21-and-2 Pirates facing Ithaca.
The entire towns of Ithaca, Cochrane and Fountain
City on hand.
Pitching dual early on.
C-F-C's Abbey Killian gets the strikeout in the 1st....
She had 9 on the day.
Ithaca pitcher Jordan Cockroft matches her toe to
Here's a K of her own in the 2nd.
She would have 12!
But C-FC gets to her in the 3-rd .
2 outs .
Killian helps her cause .
this one to shallow right center.
1 run crosses the plate.
Next batter .
Mikayla Hurlburt to right for a basehit!
The throw home .
and it's up the line!
Run scores .
Next at bat .
Sierra Rodgers .
to left .
Hurlburt scores .
three straight runs score with two outs .
it's 3-0 Pirates.
Ithaca snaps C-F-C's shutout streak in the 6th inning.
They then get the potential tying run to the plate.
But Lexi Klatt pops out in foul territory to end
C-F-C moves on to face Oakfield in tomorrow's championship.
winning 4 to 1.
KILLIAN: You don't know if they're going to catch
it or not and than they do and you have nothing going
through your head but just joy and excitement.
RODGERS: It's amazing .
it's absolutely amazing just to get something we wanted
LYGA: It's special for our girls .
it's special our school .
Cochrane - Fountain City high school .
and it's special for the communities that we represent.
The nice thing about it is the girls have worked hard
all season and they're going to get paid by getting
some hardware to take home and put in our trophy case
and I'd say it's about dang time.