HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Ligonier Valley exits PIAA playoffs
Ligonier Valley’s run in the PIAA Class AA softball playoffs came to an end with a 13-0, five-inning loss to Riverside in the quarterfinal round on Friday.
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The Rams, the six-time defending Heritage Conference champions, ended the season 17-5.
Following a 13-3 regular season, Ligonier Valley entered the District 6 Class AA playoffs as the 10th seed in the 16-team playoff field.
Unfazed by its low seed, Ligonier Valley reeled off wins against Bald Eagle Area (7-5), Juniata (10-4) and Huntingdon (4-3) to reach the District 6 championship game before falling to Philipsburg-Osceola.
In the opening round of the PIAA playoffs, the Rams nipped District 5 champion Chestnut Ridge, 6-5, to reach Friday’s quarterfinals.