CAPAC — The Capac varsity softball team outscored their opposition by a combined 30-2 count en route to a first-place finish at a Division 4 district it hosted last Saturday.
Capac began their title-producing run with a 10-2 win against Dryden.
Cerenity Helzer (two singles and a double), Julia Schaefer (three singles), Paige Hansen (a pair of triples) and Madalyn Roberson (a single and a double) led Capac’s offensive attack. Jewel Rickman, Chloe Moran, Chloe Schocke and Annabelle Schneider (a single each) supported their performance.
Madalyn Roberson was the winning Capac pitcher. She struck out 14 and walked none along the way.
Becca Weiss, Madison Maday and Avery Grondin (two singles each) were credited with Dryden’s top offensive outputs. The Cardinals also had Rilynn Lindsay (a single) reach the hitting column.
Capac followed it up with a 20-0 championship game victory over Genesee.
Hansen (three doubles) paced Capac’s offensive attack. She was backed by Roberson (a single and a double), Skielar Tesnow (a triple), Schneider, Helzer, Moran and Rickman (a single apiece).
Roberson was Capac’s pitcher of record. She threw a no-hitter over three innings, struck out seven and walked one.
With the results, Capac moves on to Saturday’s Division 4 regional at Unionville Sebewaing. There they will meet Ubly in a semifinal clash set for 10 a.m.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.