The Pirate Softball team was supposed host Wayne Trace for the season opener on Saturday but field conditions forced rescheduling of that game to Friday April 4th (4:30 pm start). The Pirates now start the season on the road with the opener at Perry on Tuesday April 1st (5 pm start). The Pirates then move onto Antwerp for a game on Thursday April 3 (5 pm start). The Ladies finish up the week at Stryker for a doubleheader on Saturday April 5th (11 pm start).
Last year the 2013 edition of the the Pirate Softball team went 16-6 with a perfect 6-0 in the PCL. Leading the Pirates this year are returning 1st team PCL team member Sophomore Alex Quigley and 2nd Team PCL team member Junior McKenna Scott. Returing Letterwinners are Seniors Caliah Rickard, Kiana Warnement, Sloane Zachrich, and Erica Fitzwater and Junior Emma Recker. New to the team are Junior Jasmin Moats, Sophomores Lexi Doster, Amelia Weller, Kayla Troyer, and Emily Logan, and Freshman Liv Homier. The Pirates are coached by Jordan Streicher.
Front Row (L to R): Jasmin Moats, Kayla Troyer, Lexi Doster, Alivia Homier, Jasmine Pancake. Second Row: Katie Stahl, McKenna Scott, Erica Fitzwater, Alex Quiqley, Amelia Weller, Emily Logan. Back Row: Assistant Coach Leva Weller, Kiana Warnement, Emma Recker, Jade Zachrich, Sloane Zachrich, Kacie Quiqley, Cailah Rickard, Ashley Mansfield, Head Coach Jordan Streicher. Not pictured: Assistant Coach Allison Streicher.
–Story by Mike Jones, Photo by Cindy Baden