The Lady Patriots easily dispatched St. Joseph’s in the quarter-finals of the Division I playoffs Thursday afternoon. With the victory, the Patriots will face the Evangel Eagles Saturday morning in the semi-finals at Frasch Park in Sulphur, where the state tournament is held.
After waiting nearly two weeks to play, the Patriots wasted no time in knocking the rust off by scoring 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning. The scoring didn’t stop there as the Patriots easily dispatched St. Joe’s 18-2 in just 3 innings of play.
The winner of the semi-final game between Evangel and the Patriots will face the winner of the Mount Carmel and Domincan game Saturday night at 7:00 for the Division I state title.