MT. CARMEL – A few short miles before the bus carrying the Wabash Valley College Lady Warriors softball team reached its destination of Spencer Sports Center – which it did at 3 a.m. Monday following a nine-day, 3300-mile trip and seventh place finish at the NJCAA Division I softball tournament in St. George, Utah – Paul Schnarre took time to thank his players for such a successful season, and another chapter in the Hall of Fame coach’s illustrious career.
“I thought we played well and represented our area well,” said Schnarre of the Region 24 champions, the 10th team he has taken to the national tournament.
Former MCHS State Champion Golf Team Member, Tucker Guisewite, will be teeing off in the NCAA Division ll Men's Golf Championship in Conover, North Carolina next week. Guisewite, who is averaging 3 over par this season, is a senior at the University of Indianapolis,
ST. GEORGE, UTAH – As Day Three of the NJCAA Division I women’s softball tournament beckons, only eight teams remain with a shot at the national championship.
Wabash Valley is one of them.
The Lady Warriors, after losing in the second round to Miami Dade, Fla., 8-0, on Thursday afternoon, bounced back to defeat Eastern Arizona, 8-0, Thursday night in an elimination game.
WVC (39-12), was scheduled to play Howard, Tex. (47-13) at 1 p.m. CDT on Friday.
NJCAA DIVISION I SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
AT A GLANCE
Wednesday’s Results (in bracket order)
Salt Lake, Utah 5, Western Nebraska 1
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M 8, Eastern Arizona 6
Chattanooga State, Tenn. 11, Navarro, Tex. 7
Blinn, Tex. 4, Georgia Perimeter 1
Chipola, Fla. 7, Shelton State, Ala. 1
Howard, Tex. 4, Jefferson, Mo. 3
Miami Dade, Fla. 2, Temple, Tex. 0
Wabash Valley 2, Wallace State, Ala. 1
ST. GEORGE, UTAH – The Wabash Valley College Lady Warrior softball team has already been through tornadoes, hail, snow and wind on their way to the NJCAA Division I softball tournament. Now that they’re here, the real adventure begins.
The 16-team national championship hunt begins today with eight first-round matches at the Canyon Complex, a 20-minute bus ride from WVC’s team hotel. Seeded 15th, the Lady Warriors open against No. 2 Wallace State, Ala. at 7:30 p.m.
Varstiy Baseball vs. IHSA Sectionals at TBA
Varstiy Softball vs. IHSA Sectionals at TBA
Varstiy Boys Track vs. IHSA State Finals at Mt. Carmel
Varstiy Baseball vs. IHSA State Finals at TBA
Varstiy Softball vs. IHSA State Finals at TBA