DCTC Softball Advances to District Championship

DCTC Fastpitch Softball

Blue Knights comeback in final game to win NJCAA Region 13 Championship

DCTC Fastpitch Softball

The DCTC women’s fastpitch softball team played in the NJCAA Region 13 Tournament May 4–5, 2013, at Williston, N.D. The Blue Knights opened the tournament with a 11–0 win over Bismarck State College. The team then defeated Williston State College 2–1.

The next day, DCTC lost their first game against Williston by a score of 0–4. In the second game, the Knights scored six runs in the top of the sixth to post a 7–2 victory to win the tournament.

“Beating the Tetons was a fantastic comeback game,” said Head Fastpitch Softball Coach Tom Cross. “We are very excited about advancing to the district level.”

Next weekend, May 9–10, the Blue Knights head to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for the District F Championship, a three-team double elimination tournament hosted by Region 11 champion, Kirkwood Community College. The district winner advances to the NJCAA 2013 Division II Softball National Championship May 15–18, 2013, at Traceway Park in Clinton, Miss.

Top photo: Blue Knights in Clermont, Fla., March 2013 (left to right: Amanda Orell, Kayla Frandrup, Robyn Rohr, Jordan Tuma, Kendall Palfi, Samantha Harrity, Janna Hall, Bethani Athey, Cassie Lavalle; not pictured: Nikki Tiedeman, Brooklyn Searles, Trena Larson, Alyssa Kaiswatum, Kelly Barta)

DCTC Blue Knights vs. University of St. Thomas JV

(4–5 loss at home April 30, 2013)


For more information about Blue Knights fastpitch softball, contact:
  • Tom Cross
    Head Fastpitch Softball Coach
  • Or visit GoBlueKnights.com
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