Believe It, Or Not Ripley Heading To State Softball Tournament
Reported by: Josh Lewis
Videographer: Josh Lewis
May 21, 2013
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For the first time since 2009, Ripley is going to be a part of the West Virginia State High School Softball Tournament.
The Lady Vikings can only hope things turn out the way they did during that '09 event. Ripley won three games, including a 16-1 trouncing of Hedgesville in the title matchup to win the Class AAA state championship.
Ken Swisher, who guided that team to the title, will take a relatively young squad to Jackson Park in Vienna for this year's event. The Lady Vikings open play on Wednesday against Jefferson.
The rest of the AAA field features Hurricane and Wheeling Park.
Josh Lewis previews the Lady Vikings as they make the sixth trip overall to State Tournament play.