Softball: Class 5A state semifinal breakdown — May 26

State Semifinals

All games are played at Legends Way Fields in Clermont. Tickets are $9 in advance and $12 the day of the game. Parking is $10 for cars and $25 for buses

Class 5A

East Bay (17-12) vs. South Lake (18-11), 2 p.m., today

How they got here: East Bay d. Braden River 6-0, d. Northeast 4-0, d. Seminole 3-0. South Lake d. Okeechobee 2-0, d. Auburndale 1-0, d. River Ridge 4-2. 

Stat leaders

CategoryEast BaySouth Lake
Batting averageElana Roush, .342Nia Debenedittis, .388
Home runsJensen Nelson, 2Three tied with one.
RBIsGaby Miller, 18Destiny Johns, 14
ERAElana Roush, 1.65Alanna O’Brien, 2.42
StrikeoutsElana Roush, 300Alanna O’Brien, 121


The Indians are in the state semifinals for the first time since 2010 when they won the school’s only title. During the postseason, East Bay has relied on the pitching of Elana Roush, who has thrown two shutouts and allowed just one run in three playoff games. After starting 11-12, the Indians have won six straight games. South Lake is on a six-game win streak and has allowed just two runs in three playoff games.