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Mercy Academy Takes State Softball Title
June 18, 2012By Dave Spoelker of VYPE MAGAZINE - Greater Louisville
The Mercy Jaguars under Coach Josh Bloomer captured the state softball crown with a 7 -2 win over Lone Oak at Jack C. Fischer Park in Owensboro, Kentucky, on Saturday June 9, 2012.
Mercy advanced through the winners bracket with wins over Bullitt East (16-1); Greenwood (2-1); Lone Oak (7-2); Boyle County (8-0) and then the rematch with Lone Oak for Mercy's first state championship in softball. Mercy finished with a record of (36-8). The Jags were state runner-up in 2003, '09 and '10.
Junior Mercy centerfielder Morgan Meyer was named Co-MVP of the tournament. In 20 at bats, she had 14 hits and scored 11 of the teams 40 runs in Mercy's 5 game march to the title.
Jaguar freshman Jordan Vorbrink was her Co-MVP. She who batted .529 with 12 RBI and 7 runs in the tournament.
Please see the VYPE photo gallary of Mercy's journey to the title and other local teams.