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Francis Howell Softball Team Has Unforgettable Season

On Friday, October 27, Francis Howell Softball defeated Blue Springs 8–0 in the State Finals. The Vikings were 27-6 for the season and won 18 out of their last 19 games.

This was a winning and historic 2023 season for the Vikings. The team reached its fifth Final Four, won the first-ever State Championship, and ended the season ranked 6th nationally. The program has never won state or ranked nationally in Viking history.

In addition to their on-field success, the team currently holds a cumulative GPA of 3.97.

Congratulations to the coaches and players on an unforgettable season!

To read more about the team, read the article in the Community News on page 4 at www.issuu.com/mycnews/docs/cnstc-11-15-2023.