On the strength of its solid pitching and defense, No. 1 Midland Valley pulled out a 1-0 victory over Airport tonight to win the District V Championship.
Amber Holley scattered three hits over seven innings to pick up the win. Catcher Haley Zuehlke made two key defensive plays late, and the defense allowed no errors.
The Lady Mustangs (26-3) advance to the Class AAA Lower State championship series Saturday. Midland Valley will play host to an undetermined opponent in the first game with the time to be determined later, according to Lady Mustangs coach Michelle Yeater.