Softball: Excuses? Newbold ignores them in leading team to title
CAMP WALKER, South Korea – Call it the championship season that almost wasn’t.
Just nine months after Daegu’s softball team came within a 5-3 loss to Robert D. Edgren of capturing the Far East Division II Tournament title, it appeared the Warriors might not have enough players to put on the field to take that one last step.
And Bethani Newbold, the pitcher on the short end of that finals defeat last May, said the possibility of not having a team had her panicking.
“I was freaking out,” Newbold said. “I love the sport a lot. Slowly through the weeks, I started losing hope. But my father said to just hang in there and have hope, because if you have hope, anything can happen.”
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