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Raiders bring home state title

Posted on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:02 pm

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders traveled to Radford University to play in the semifinals and finals games on Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9 and came home with the Virginia 1A State Championship trophy. Head Coach Ellen Gaines said, “The second one is a different experience than the first one; you want the second one for that group of players, because this team is a different group of girls and I wanted it for them. I wanted this one just as much and I’m just as proud of this team.” Coach Gaines made a change to her batting order with Meredith Slaw leading off she said, “If they walk her we’ll start the game with a runner on first base.” Meredith drew a walk to lead off the game, and a single by Caroline Davenport put runners on first and third; they couldn’t push across a run in the first.

For the full article pick up a copy of this weeks Northern Neck Newspaper 6/13/18