The 2016 Lady Indians reached the state semifinal for the 9th consecutive year by beating Verdigris 10-0 in the 1st round. The Lady Indians lost a tough battle with Perkins-Tryon 0-2 in the semifinal. Before the 1st round game with Verdigris, the team was presented the trophy for winning the Academic State Championship! Awesome job, Lady Indians!
REGIONAL CHAMPIONS!!! Sequoyah Fast Pitch Lady Indians won the regional championship and punched their ticket to the state tournament with a 13 inning, 5-3 win over Kansas. The game was tied at 3 from the 5th inning until the 13th inning. A bunt by Merissa Smith, single by Sydney Smith, and a single by Madi Joice finally broke the tie, scoring 2 runs in the top of the 13th. Pitcher Madi Joice and the Lady Indians defense retired the first 3 Kansas batters to secure the win.
On the 1st day of the Sequoyah Fast Pitch Softball Regional, Sequoyah beat Adair 2-0 and Kansas 2-1 to advance to the championship game. The win over Kansas came down to the wire. Kansas led 1-0 from the top of the 1st inning until the bottom of the 7th. The Lady Indians scored both runs in the bottom of the 7th with 2 outs. Madilyn Joice hit a line drive into center field with 1 on and made it all the way home, aided by a couple of fielding errors.
Sequoyah Fast Pitch Lady Indians are 2016 district champions! They defeated Salina 12-1 and 11-1 to advance to regional.