ARLINGTON – For the first time since 2012, the Antonian softball team is bringing a state title back to San Antonio.
The Apaches crushed Dallas Bishop Lynch in the TAPPS Division I State Championship game on Thursday afternoon 18-3 in three innings. After falling behind 2-1 in the first inning, Antonian’s offense erupted for 14 runs in the second inning and added another three in the third to provide the final margin.
On Wednesday morning, Antonian defeated fellow San Antonio school Incarnate Word 7-2 in the state semifinals to punch their tickets to the championship game. The Apaches also defeated Houston Incarnate Word 10-6 and Houston St. Agnes 7-6 on their playoff run.
🥎State Softball Update🥎— Antonian Apache Athletics (@acpapaches) May 19, 2022
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KSAT 12 previewed the TAPPS State semifinal matchup between Antonian and Incarnate Word on Tuesday evening: