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Marion Co. High's incredible season ends in Elite Eight of State Playoffs

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From the Oct. 30, 2019 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Marion County High softball teams amazing season came to an end last week in the Class A "Elite Eight" State Championship Tournament at South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus. The team's final record for the season is 23-5 and they also won the Region 4A Championship.
   "We had a great season and making it to the Elite Eight was a really good experience for everybody," said Head Coach John Dimitri. "When you get to the Elite Eight all of the teams are good and everybody has a chance to beat the other teams. We had our opportunities and I couldn't be more proud of our girls. They fought really hard."
   ECI 1, Marion 0: The Lady Eagles out-hit Emanuel County Institute 7-to-2, but lost 1-0 in nine innings. It was a true ptichers' duel with Marion's senior ace Britney Foster taking a no-hitter 5 2/3 innings and ...The rest of the story.