The Greenwood Lady Gators are just three wins away from the state softball championship after defeating Christian County and Butler on Day One of the KHSAA State Softball Tournament.
Greenwood's day started early, taking on third ranked Christian County. In a defensive struggle, the Lady Gators sweaked by the Colonels 1-0.
The win set up a second round game between Greenwood and Butler. The Bearettes entered this weekend's tournament 6th in the state and were the only team from Kentucky to defeat the Lady Gators in the regular season. But this time, it was Greenwood walking out with the 5-2 victory.
Greenwood returns to action at 8 a.m. Central time against seventh ranked North Laurel. Tune into WBKO at 10 on Saturday for a complete rundown of Greenwood's run for a state title.