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Cougars Take Regionals in Softball

(La Porte County, IN) - The girls’ softball team from New Prairie High School brought home the regional championship last night.  The Cougars (28-5) defeated Tippecanoe Valley 16-0.  The game was called after four innings under the IHSAA mercy rule.


Freelance photographer, Mike Kellems, said the game at New Prairie featured a few home runs from Cougar batters.


“Tippy Valley is not a bad team at all.  It’s just New Prairie has got all pistons firing right now,” he said.


The Cougars advanced to the Twin Lakes Semi State in Class 3A.  New Prairie is scheduled to play No. 8 ranked Hanover Central Saturday at 12 p.m. (central time).


With a victory, the Cougars would play for the championship that evening at 5 p.m. (Central Time.)






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