State softball tournament: Dale, Washington among state title winners

No. 1 Dale won its first state championship since 2003 with a 3-2 victory against No. 2 Savanna at The Ball Fields at Firelake in Shawnee.

BY JACOB UNRUH Published: October 13, 2013

SHAWNEE — Dale coach Andy Powell never even considered removing freshman pitcher Erin Harris on Saturday.

Clinging to a 3-1 lead in the seventh, Harris was struggling with her nerves and walked the first two batters of the inning. Powell’s faith in his pitcher, though, was rewarded.

Harris worked her way...

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