Watkins named 1st team All-Ohio


NORTH LEWISBURG – Triad pitcher Hannah Watkins was recently selected to the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association’s First Team All-Ohio squad.

Watkins led her team to a state tournament berth and runner-up finish in Division IV.

She entered the state tournament with a 1.41 ERA in the circle, while also sporting a .558 average at the plate and 40 RBI.

Watkins hurled seven shutouts this season, including a perfect game in the sectional tournament.

She is committed to play college softball at Otterbein and plans to study nursing.

Youth sports

In 8U softball, Bet-R-Buy Auto Sales beat Kingscreek, 15-5. Outstanding players for Bet-R-Buy were Aaliyah Chamberlain and Victoria Mott-Russell. Outstanding players for Kingscreek were Morgan Richards and Madi Detwiler.