Multiple Teams · Gianna Hamady and Boone Grove get past Bishop Noll in 23 Innings


Giianna Hamady did it again, this time putting an end to a classic Class 2A Boone Groove Regional championship game that took 23 innings over two days to complete.

The Boone Grove senior first baseman put down a squeeze bunt Wednesday with one out in the 23rd to score Jessica Mayer, lifting the Wolves to a 3-2 win against Ashley Gordish and Bishop Noll…

Click here for the full 6/1/17 Post-Tribune article written by Michael Osipoff.


It took approximately 4 1/2 hours and lasted a span of two days to determine a champion.

In a continuation of Tuesday’s game that was suspended due to darkness after 14 innings in a 2-2 tie, host Boone Grove advanced to its third straight Class 2A semistate on a Gianna Hamady bunt that sealed the 3-2 victory, 23-inning victory over Bishop Noll.

“Nobody deserved to lose that game, I’m almost speechless after that kind of game,” Boone Grove coach Ron Saunders said. “I feel sorry for Brittany (Anderson) and Ashley (Gordish), because they’ve put their heart and soul into this. Gordish pitching 23 innings? That’s unreal…

Click here for the full 6/1/17 NWI Times article written by CJ Peters.

Photo courtesy of Jonathan Miano, NWI Times.