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John Curtis wins Division I Softball State Championship

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  • Eric Richey
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  • April 29, 2018 - 11:55am

John Curtis head coach Jerry Godfrey celebrates with his team after winning the Division I State Championship.

Last Wednesday, the day before John Curtis left for Sulphur to play in the Division I State Softball Tournament, coach Jerry Godfrey was asked to describe his team.

"They don't know anything about pressure, they just go out and play. If we get in a situation in Sulphur where we need a run or two in the late innings, we like our chances," said Godfrey.

Trailing Dominican 5-1 in the 5th inning of the Division I State Championship game, they actually needed four just to tie. They got six and won 7-5.

Senior catcher Alyssa Dean started the rally in the six-run fifth inning with a two-run single. Dean was named the game's Most Outstanding Player.

More on this story to come please see video for more. 

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Eric Richey is an Emmy award-winning sports anchor/reporter who has been covering high school football for 25 years.