Holton claims Division 3 regional softball crown; Rachel Younts’ walkoff grand slam in Game 1 the key

Local Sports Journal

Rachel Younts belted a walkoff grand slam home run in the bottom of the seventh inning on Saturday to lift the Holton Red Devils to a 7-4 victory over LeRoy Pine River in the Division 3 regional semifinal game.

That result pushed the Red Devils into the regional final, where they defeated Stanton Central Montcalm 5-2.

On Tuesday, Holton heads to the quarterfinal round of the state tournament, where it will take on Grandville Calvin Christian. The Squires defeated Springport 7-3 in their regional final victory.

Tuesday’s game begins at 2:30 p.m. at Michigan State University.

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