The third seed Norris City-Omaha-Enfield Lady Cardinal softball team ventured to Albion Thursday afternoon to play their first round game in the SIJHSAA Class M Regional Tournament. The Lady Cardinals were set to take on second seed Rome in their first round action with the winner earning the berth into the championship game against top seed Fairfield Monday afternoon at 4:30 pm.
Tuesday afternoon found the NCOE Lady Cardinal softball team hitting the road for their final Little Greater Egyptian Conference game when the ventured to Galatia to take on the Lady Bearcats. NCOE had a slow start on the offensive end but came alive to run away with the contest by the final score of 11-0.
Monday afternoon started a busy week of softball for NCOE when they played host to the Gallatin County Lady Hawks. NCOE surrendered a run in the first inning but that would be all they would allow as they held the Lady Hawks scoreless in the next four innings to walk away with the short game 11-1 victory.
Tuesday afternoon found the NCOE Lady Cardinal softball team playing their lone game of the week against the Carrier Mills Lady Wildcats in a Little Greater Egyptian Conference matchup.
Junior Lady Cards Drop First Tourney Game to Eventual Champs
Saturday morning found the NCOE Lady Cardinal softball team traveling to Fairfield to take part in the Lady Colts 12 team tournament. NCOE was placed in the White Pool where they were set to play Jasper County-Newton, Cisne, and Jasper-Geff. First for NCOE would be Jasper County-Newton. Unaware of what this team was like, it did not take NCOE long to find that their first game would be against the eventual tournament champions. Although the Lady Cardinals battled hard, the much larger and stronger Newton team proved to be too much for NCOE as they fell by the final score of 14-3.