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