Hottinger honors Granville High School Blue Aces softball team, Division II State Champions

COLUMBUS– State Senator Jay Hottinger (R-Newark) today welcomed the Granville High School Blue Aces softball team to the Statehouse to congratulate them on winning the Division II state championship.
The Blue Aces defeated their Licking County League rival, the Lakewood Lancers, in a 2-1 game at Firestone Stadium on Saturday, June 6. Although Granville had lost to Lakewood twice during the regular season, the team rallied and won the Division II final in the fifth inning with a two-run rally.
“It was an impressive victory achieved by an impressive team,” said Hottinger. “We’re very proud to have this group of talented, dedicated young women representing the district. This victory speaks to their determination and ability.”
The team expressed the hope that this year's championship win will inspire future softball teams at Granville to believe they are capable of a similar victory.

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