High School Softball: Mustangs 1, Trojans 0
PITTSBURG Derek By-crofts grease paint was surrounded by beads of sweat by the time it was over.
Baseball is, of course, a team sport and if anyone tells you a single player won the game by themselves, theyre lying. However, in Iolas 1-0 win over Girard in the 4A-II regional championship game hosted by Frontenac (but played at Pittsburg States baseball field due to the condition of the Raiders field), the junior ace came pretty dang close.
Hell never give in to anybody, head coach Mark Percy said. Ill guarantee you that. He may not always come through, but its not for lack of effort. Hes somebody you love having on the mound. Even when hes not on, hes battling. You just dont find that all of the time. I think some of our guys are learning from him a little bit about what it takes to get stuff done.