We’re the Champions! Youngstown State softball clinches common season Horizon League title

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With their win against Cleveland State on Saturday afternoon, Youngstown State won the regular season championship of the Horizon League

by: Danielle Podlaski

Posted: May 1, 2021 / 09:07 PM EDT
Updated: May 1, 2021 / 9:07 am EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown State softball team won the Horizon League regular season championship with a 3-1 win over Cleveland State on Saturday.

Check out the video above to see the penguins’ highlights and reactions after the win.

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The two teams fought for additional innings, each allowing only one run until the eighth inning.

At the end of eighth place, Avrey Schumacher hit a walkable, two-part home run to the left field to give the penguins the victory.

It was Schumacher’s only hit of the game.

Elle Buffenbarger threw a gem for YSU, throwing a full game, allowing only one run with eight hits and nine spikes.

Youngstown State will now host the Horizon League tournament after the regular season is over.