Regional Champions

The St. John’s Lutheran Lady Cougars softball team captured the regional championship trophy on Saturday, Sept. 28. The team defeated New Athens, Valmeyer and RBC/SPPCS to claim the title. The team had the privilege of riding the fire truck through town in celebration of their win. The team will now play Patoka Jr. High on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Coulterville starting at 11:30 a.m. Pictured are team members: in front: Claire Diewald, Addison Dilley and Josie Meyer; in the middle: Addie Meyer, Sofia Jones, Crewe Wagner, Olivia Geralds, Emme Deterding, Eva Kinney, Ava Clifford and Kendall Crafton; in back: Lilly Minemann, Jenna Whelan, Annika Herriman, Eve Schwartzkopf, Julia Whelan, Addelyn Rahn and Kate Krack. The coaches are Val Crafton, Kim Brothers and Karen Whelan.