York softball edges Nokomis for Class B state title on freshman’s pinch-hit single

BREWER, Maine — York Excessive Faculty freshman pinch-hitter Bella Santini didn’t waste any time swinging the bat when she stepped as much as the plate within the fourth inning of Tuesday night time’s Class B state championship softball recreation towards Nokomis Regional Excessive Faculty of Newport.

Santini poked Mia Coots’ first pitch into proper area for a base hit that scored Ella Hickey from second base to interrupt a 1-1 tie and provides York a 2-1 victory at Coffin Subject in Brewer.

York gained its first state championship since 1989 whereas Nokomis was enjoying in its first ever state title recreation.