Monroe tops Plymouth, advances to title game
Division 2 state softball title Saturday.
Becca Armstrong fired a complete-game four-hitter Thursday to lead the Cheesemakers to a 4-1 win over Plymouth in a state semifinal game at Goodman Diamond.
Monroe (22-7) plays Baldwin-Woodville (27-1) in Saturday’s title game at 3 p.m.
With the game tied 1-1 in the third, Monroe took the lead for good on unearned run. The Cheesemakers added single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth.
Armstrong finished with six strikeouts and two walks. Kayla Updike had two hits for the Cheesemakers and drove in two runs.
MONROE 5, PLYMOUTH 1
Plymouth 001 000 0—1 5 3
Monroe 011 111 x—5 9 1
R. Romps and S. Romps; Armstrong and McGuire.
Leading hitters—Kiela (P) 2x3, Updike (M) 2x2, Montgomery (M) 2x2. 2B—McGuire (M), Updike (M). 3B—Kiela (P).
SO—R. Romps (P) 5, Armstrong (M) 6. BB—Romps 2, Armstrong 2.
n WIAA softball results, schedule in Scoreboard, Page 2B.