Saint Francis Catholic leads Countryside Christian 20-7 in a suspended softball game


The Saint Francis Catholic Lady Wolves lead Countryside Christian by a score of 20-7 midway through the fifth inning.

The game was suspended because it was too dark to play safely. Countryside Christian, the home team, does not have lights at their field.

Late Start

The game was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Friday. Countryside Christian had already warmed up when it was time for the first pitch. Saint Francis Catholic had not. The Wolves showed up right at 4 p.m. They warmed up for 10 minutes.

Let’s play ball – at 4:15 p.m.

They couldn’t. The umpires were not there yet. The first umpire rolled in 45 minutes after the scheduled start time.

The game started an hour late with one umpire. The second umpire snuck into the game in the second inning and immediately started making calls.

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