TEHACHAPI — It had been a long time for the Independence girls. Well, long like since never.
“We're so excited,” Falcons junior Allie Shaw said. “We've never gone this far. It's just super exciting to see the team come together like this.”
Shaw homered, pitched a couple of innings and helped Independence defeat Tehachapi 7-6 on Wednesday in the semifinals of the Central Section Division III softball playoffs.
Independence broke a 5-5 tie with two runs in the sixth inning and held on for the victory that sent the Falcons into the division