UPDATE (5/25)– In Class AAA, Cabell Midland took on John Marshall for the state title game.

The Knights took game one, the final 5-3, forcing a second game.

John Marshall hit a solo home run in the opening frame to get things started, then plated three in the third inning to go up 6-2.

That was the final score, John Marshall winning the Class AAA state championship in back-to-back years.

In Class AA, Herbert Hoover faced Winfield; a repeat of last year’s title game.

Winfield was up 1-0 early after an RBI single, and it stayed 1-0 until the fifth inning.

Maci Boggess hit two run homer to, scoring Alex Hurley, to put the Generals up 3-0.

The final 3-0, Winfield.

The Generals snap the 5-year state championship win streak for the Hoover Huskies.

Boggess also pitched a complete game, striking out eight, to help Winfield take the win.

In Class A, Wahama beat St. Mary’s the final 3-1, scoring all three runs in the fifth innings.

A triple to right center scoring 2 RBI is what sparked it, then Mikie Lieving getting the go ahead run to take the iwn.

Congratulations to the back-to-back state champs!

Highlights are above.

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The 2023 state softball tournament began Wednesday.

In Class AAA, Cabell Midland and John Marshall faced each other in the early game. JM winning it 3-2.

George Washington then played Jefferson, the Patriots winning it 4-1.

GW and JM will play in the winners bracket, with the winner heading to the championship game. Cabell Midland faces Jefferson in a win or go home game.

In Class AA, Winfield took on Oak Glen, winning it 8-1. Herbert Hoover beat Independence 4-2.

Winfield and Hoover will face each other in the winners bracket, Oak Glen and Independence will play in a win or go home game.

In Class A, Wahama took down St. Mary’s 3-1. Petersburg beat Greenbrier West 4-2.

Wahama and Petersburg head to the winners game, Petersburg and Greenbrier West will play in the win or go home game.

We will update you right here as the tournament continues.