Copley and Edwards to play in underclassmen softball tournament

Alex Hawley

June 20, 2014

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Before Chelsea Copley and Grace Edwards advance to their senior years they have one more job as juniors.

Both Copley and Edwards have been selected to play for the southeast district in the All-Ohio Underclassmen Softball Tournament on June 23 and 24 at Pickerington High School Central. The opening ceremony will be 11 a.m. Monday with the teams playing at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The final two games will be played on Tuesday at 10 a.m. and noon.

Chelsea Copley played shortstop for the Lady Raiders this season and helped lead RVHS to its first sectional title since 2006. Copley also played in the 2013 All-Ohio Underclassman Softball Tournament.

Grace Edwards pitched and played shortstop for EHS this season and helped the Lady Eagles reach the district final for the first time since 2010.

Over 50 players tried out for this season’s southeast district team with 20 being selected to represent the area. The head coach of the southeast team is Teresa Ruby of Wheelersburg.