The 2023 high school softball season has reached an end in Mississippi with six teams being crowned champions.
Below is the final score for each classification’s championship game.
Hamilton 9, Sebastapol 2.
The Lady Lions took home the state trophy courtesy of a dominant offensive performance highlighted by nine runs off of eight hits.
East Union 3, Loyd Star 1.
East Union’s “bend, but don’t break” defense paired with a few timely runs earned the team a championship victory. The Lady Urchins only allowed one earned run to be scored on eight hits against the pitching unit.
Booneville 7, West Marion 4.
With seven runs off of 13 hits, Booneville’s red-hot bats led the way for the Lady Devils to win back-to-back state titles.
West Lauderdale 4, North Pike 0.
West Lauderdale pieced together a well-rounded game both offensively and defensively to earn the state title. The Mighty Knights’ pitching staff allowed neither a hit nor a run in the team’s most crucial game of the season.
George County 2, Saltillo 1.
Pitching was the catalyst that crowned George County as 5A champs. The Lady Rebels only allowed two total hits throughout the game.
Northwest Rankin 4, South Panola 2.
The Lady Cougars had an eye for the ball during the championship game, scoring four runs off of eight hits.