We're the Champions!

Senior Erica Lewanski hoists the state champion’s trophy over her head as teammates celebrate the first-ever softball championship for Jefferson County High in Murfreesboro Friday evening. – DALE GENTRY | THE STANDARD BANNER

MURFREESBORO - Short memories and a laser-like focus allowed Jefferson County High to turn a crushing defeat into a state championship Friday evening.

Entering the day as the only unbeaten team left in the double-elimination AAA State Softball Tournament, the Lady Patriots lost Friday’s first game to Murfreesboro Siegel 10-1, but came back with a brilliant performance in the nightcap to win the title, 3-0.

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dulined1

Awesome job ladies. You all made everyone so proud.

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