Warriors earned an 11-2 district title win over Wilmington on Friday.
SPRINGFIELD — Northwestern wanted to make a tournament run last season. But Kenton Ridge spoiled the Warriors’ postseason hopes in a 3-2 sectional final win. The Cougars came back in late innings to earn the win, something they would do a couple of times in their run to the 2013 Division II state championship game.
Northwestern didn’t linger on the loss to the state runner-up Cougars too long.
“It was reassuring to us to know that the team that beat us kept winning and that we could have beat them,” senior first baseman Maddie Crew said in an interview on Thursday. “Knowing that we could have won that game, and to see them keep winning, was encouraging for us.” [Read more…]