Mackenzie Joecken tosses one-hitter as Penn cruises past Clay
MISHAWAKA — Senior Mackenzie Joecken tossed a one-hitter to lead the Penn softball team to a 12-1 victory over South Bend Clay on Friday, May 30, in the title game of the Class 4A Mishawaka Sectional.
Joecken also had a double in the game, while Alyssa Griman and Helle Hixenbaugh each tripled.
The No. 3 Kingsmen (25-4) will host Concord on Tuesday, June 3 in a Class 4A regional championship.
4A Mishawaka Sectional
Penn 12, SB Clay 2
Clay 100 01 — 2 1 4
Penn 312 06 — 12 12 1
Brooke Versmeese (L); Mackenzie Joecken (W).
Penn: 3B — Alyssa Griman, Halle Hixenbaugh. 2B — Joecken.
Records: Penn 25-4, Clay 14-11.
Next: Concord at Penn in 4A regional championship Tuesday, June 3.