SHS softball honored at halftime

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The 2014 Lady Knight softball team was honored during halftime of the varsity girls basketball game against Conard on Saturday, Dec. 27 for winning their second straight Class LL championship title last spring .

The 2014 Lady Knights went 20-0 during the regular season to earn the top seed in the postseason tournament. Southington scored wins over Newtown (13-0), Cheshire (2-1), and Hand (8-0) to reach the Class LL finals and out-lasted Amity, 1-0, in the championship game with a 15th inning walk-off home run by Rachel Dube.

The 2014 title was Southington’s 16th state championship. Southington is 16-4 in title contests and holds the record for the most titles (16) and championship game appearances (20) in state history. Amity is second overall in championship game appearances with 13. The Spartans are 5-7 in title games and 3-4 against the Knights in championship contests.

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