Ranked teams battling for the conference lead provided some hype for area softball fans of Winamac and Caston. The game didn't disappoint.
#13 (2A) Winamac's Ella Gearhart smacked a walk-off 8th inning home run in a 3-2 win over the top-ranked (1A) Caston Comets Tuesday.
Isabel Scales drove in both Comet runs with a single and a home run.
Caston (20-2) and Winamac (17-6) are now both 4-1 in the Hoosier North, trailing #2 (2A) Pioneer (4-0 HNAC). Pioneer has a win, 7-2, over Winamac on April 19. Caston will host Pioneer next Tuesday, May 18.
The loss snapped Caston's 14-game win streak.