GREENVILLE – The Greenville Girl Wave softball program appears to get again on the sector for the 2021 season after lacking the whole 2020 season as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
“Loads of neat children competing and taking part in,” mentioned veteran Girl Wave softball coach, Jarrod Newland. “We’re 25 robust for this system and two seniors. Only a bunch of younger children operating round and having enjoyable seeing what we are able to put collectively and have some enjoyable with.”
The misplaced 2020 Girl Wave season boasted 9 veteran seniors with expectations for a visit to Akron for the OHSAA state match.
“Twenty-twenty would have been a tremendous assortment of people and teammates and an excellent factor for the Metropolis of Greenville,” Newland said. “Clearly we’re right here within the pandemic and we’re excited for the ’21 season. Bitter gap we don’t speak about an excessive amount of and simply transferring ahead – all we are able to do. Every single day is a blessing and we’re transferring right here within the spring of ’21 with the Girl Wave softball program able to roll.”
The 2021 Girl Wave Excessive College softball program numbers 2 seniors; Grace Shaffer and Nyesha Wright, 8 juniors, 6 sophomores and 9 freshmen trying to subject each a varsity and junior varsity squad.
In contrast to the simply accomplished 2020-2021 winter sport schedule with the Miami Valley League (MVL) limiting common season play to MVL groups solely, spring sports activities will return to a schedule together with non-league groups giving the Girl Wave softball program a 27 recreation common season schedule.
The Girl Wave is dwelling 4 consecutive Saturdays whereas taking part in seven wonderful non-conference highschool packages over the 4 dates.
“We’ve the conventional league schedule and a number of dwelling Saturdays right here so it needs to be good,” mentioned Newland. “With all the pieces Stebbins softball facility does all through the summer time and fall tournaments, getting folks out and in and doing it the suitable manner and sustaining the right guideline. With all the pieces Greenville Metropolis Colleges is doing it needs to be a enjoyable spring and excited to get the possibility to exit and compete.”
Assistant coaches Justine Shilt, John Davis, Denny Ruble and Greg Newland return to the Girl Wave teaching workers together with first yr assistant coaches Alli Hill and Tom Cromwell.
“We are going to come out and compete and have some enjoyable – play for the title on the entrance,” Coach Newland concluded. “Ought to be good – we have now a number of good younger children.”
LADY WAVE 2021 VARSITY SOFTBALL SCHEDULE
3-27-21 Wayne (H) 12 pm
3-27-21 West Liberty (H) 3:15 pm
3-29-21 Troy (A) 5 pm
3-30-21 Troy (H) 5 pm
3-31-21 Springfield (H) 5:15 pm
4-01-21 Fairborn (A) 5 pm
4-03-21 Beavercreek (H) 12 pm
4-03-21 Mechanicsburg (H) 3:15 pm
4-05-21 Fairborn (H) 5 pm
4-06-21 Butler (H) 5 pm
4-09-21 Butler (A) 5 pm
4-10-21 Ross (H) 12 pm
4-10-21 Minster (H) 3:15 pm
4-12-21 Stebbins (A) 5 pm
4-13-21 Stebbins (H) 5 pm
4-16-21 Tippecanoe (H) 5 pm
4-17-21 Triad (H) 2 pm
4-19-21 Tippecanoe (A) 5 pm
4-20-21 Xenia (H) 5 pm
4-23-21 Xenia (A) 5 pm
4-26-21 Piqua (A) 5 pm
4-27-21 Piqua (H) 5 pm
4-29-21 Lebanon (H) 5 pm
4-30-21 West Carrollton (H) 5 pm
5-03-21 West Carrollton (A) 5 pm
5-04-21 Sidney (A) 5 pm
5-07-21 Sidney (H) 5 pm
Greenville senior pitcher, Grace Shaffer manicures the pitching cage following crew’s follow.
Veteran Girl Wave softball coach, Jerrod Newland watches his younger crew exercise for the 2021 OHSAA season.
Karmen DeHart takes a activate the mound for the Girl Wave early season follow session.
Girl Wave sophomore, Kenna Jenkinson works out at shortstop for Greenville’s upcoming season.
Greenville senior, Nyesha Wright takes her spot in centerfield for the Girl Wave 2021 season.
Shyanne Slade works behind the plate for the Girl Wave softball crew.
Greenville sophomore, Skylar Fletcher makes an infield play for the Girl Wave.
Contact Darke County Media Sports activities Editor Gaylen Blosser at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-569-0122