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Softball: 2017 East Photo Recap

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The following photos feature softball teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season.

Hempfield raises the trophy after winning the 2017 PIAA 6A softball championship.(Photo: Hempfield raises the trophy after winning the 2017 PIAA 6A softball championship. Antonella Crescimbeni/Post-Gazette)

Mount Pleasant celebrates its PIAA 4A championship Thursday.(Photo: Mount Pleasant celebrates its PIAA 4A championship Thursday. Antonella Crescimbeni/Post-Gazette)

2017 0414 PennTrafford Softball(Photo: Penn-Trafford's Bree Ginther bats against Kiski Area Tuesday. Ginther is the leading hitter for the Warriors, batting .619 heading into this week. Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)

2017 0505 Hempfield Softball(Photo: Morgan Ryan has shown she's more than just a pitching ace at Hempfield. The Notre Dame recruit is now the school record-holder in home runs with 13. Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)

2017 0606 Yough Softball(Photo: Yough sophomore Kierra Waywood scattered four hits to Bellefonte in a 2-0 opening game win in Class 4A softball played at Penn State. Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)

2017 0601 Hempfield Softball(Photo: Hempfield softball coach Bob Kalp congratulates his team and awards them with medals after winning the WPIAL Class 6A softball championship at Lilley Field in California, Pa. Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)

The Mount Pleasant softball team celebrates after winning the PIAA Class 4A championship.(Photo: The Mount Pleasant softball team celebrates after winning the PIAA Class 4A championship. Antonella Crescimbeni/Post-Gazette) 

2017 0331 Hempfield Softball(Photo: Hempfield's Morgan Ryan is focused on leading the Spartans to another WPIAL and PIAA championship. Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)

2017 0412 PennTrafford Softball(Photo: Penn-Trafford's Mara Mallon barely misses a diving grab against Kiski in a WPIAL Class 5A Section 1 game Tuesday. Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)

2017 0524 Hempfield Softball(Photo: Hempfield's Jenna Osikowicz makes a difficult throw to first to get the North Allegheny runner in a Class 6A semifinal Tuesday at Peterswood Park. Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)