GSW to host GISA state softball championship

GSW to host GISA state softball championship
Georgia Southwestern already hosts one GISA state championship on its campus.

Now the Canes are bringing another to the shining city on a hill.

The GISA announced Tuesday GSW will host the Class AA state softball championship this October.
GSW renovated Lady Canes Field in 2013, adding a new home locker room, concession stand, and new elevated bleachers.

Athletic director Mike Leeder says it's a great chance to showcase GSW, and also act as a free recruiting tool.

“It's all about getting bodies on campus. We have not only the opportunity to get them on campus, but to play in a facility that they may potentially play in one day as a future student athlete at Georgia Southwestern,” Leeder says. “More importantly, we're getting people to Americus. we're getting families on campus, and we're getting them in a competitive environment.”

The best-of-three championship series will begin October 17.
GSW already hosts the GISA state wrestling championship and several rounds of the state basketball tournament.

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