Riverchase Middle wins first conference title

The Riverchase Middle School Panthers softball team won its first Southern Conference Middle School championship with 12-7 victory over Chelsea April 6. (Contributed)

The Riverchase Middle School Panthers softball team won its first Southern Conference Middle School championship with 12-7 victory over Chelsea April 6. (Contributed)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Riverchase Middle School Panthers softball team defeated Chelsea 12-7 to win the Southern Conference Middle School championship April 6.

Riverchase defeated Chelsea 3-2 and Helena 4-1 to advance to the title game.

“The most amazing part about coaching this group of young ladies is the way they came together at the end when it counted the most,” said coach Jessica Brown. “Every player on the team had a job to do and they did it. The girls played hard and worked together throughout the whole season.”

The Panthers include Carly Edinger, Lexi Johnson, Katie Kramer, Emorie Long, Kaytlyn Maddox, Kacie Maher, Sawyer Martin, Dalton Merrill, Grace Nolen, Hannah Pritchett, Hannah Rearden, Savannah Strange, Hannah Walsh, and team manager Hannah Murcia. The Panthers are coached by Brown and Polly Jones.