Decatur Softball Earns 1st-Round Bye

BERLIN- Decatur’s softball team earned a number-two seed in the state 3A-South Section II regional when the seedings were announced this week.

The Seahawks started the season with eight straight wins before falling to Mardela, 6-2, on May 26. Decatur avenged that loss with a 10-0 win over the Warriors in the very next game in the season finale. Decatur earned the second seed and a first-round bye in the state regionals, which got underway this week. The Seahawks will face the winner of the quarterfinal matchup between third-seeded Bennett and sixth-seeded Oxon Hill.

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About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.