Kassie Salling strikes out 15 in Eagles' Division II softball playoff win over Academy of Our Lady

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Kassie Salling strikes out 15 in Eagles' Division II softball playoff win over Academy of Our Lady
Kassie Salling strikes out 15 in Eagles' Division II softball playoff win over Academy of Our Lady

Top-seeded Parkview Baptist felt some pressure in the early going of its Division II softball playoff game against No. 8 Academy of Our Lady, but a dominant pitching performance by Kassie Salling gave the Eagles all the time they needed to settle in. Salling struck out 15 batters, and Parkview scored in each of its last four at-bats on its way to a 7-1 over the Penguins at Parkview Baptist. The two-time defending Division II champion Eagles advance to next week's state tournament beginning Friday at Sulphur's Frasch Park. It is the fifth consecutive state tournament appearance for Parkview, whose semifinal opponent will be the winner between Thomas Jefferson and De La Salle. Salling threw 116

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