As the dust settled from the conference games that finished this past week, Cuyahoga CC edged Owens CC for the conference title. In the season finale between Owens and CCC. CCC took the first game with timely hitting, a home run off the bat of Kayla Schmidt and a double from Lexi Sheet that scored the winning runs to put CCC ahead. Jill Coyle also drove in 2 runs and pitched a complete game to get the win. With the win Cuyahoga ended the regular season with a 9-3 record, edging Owens out by one game, who ended at 8-4 after splitting a doubleheader with Lakeland CC on May 3. This is Cuyahoga’s fourth title, having won its first championship in 1994 and again in 1995 and 2007. Cuyahoga’s 2004 team did not win the conference but won the Great Lakes District championship and ended in 6th place at the national tournament winning two games and being defeated twice by champion Phoenix College, AZ. Cuyahoga will continue in post season play at the NJCAA District Tournament at Battle Creek, MI. May 8-10.
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