Fairfield High School pitcher Lindsey Mitchell (12) is part of a huddle in the circle April 18 during a Greater Miami Conference softball game at Hamilton. Fairfield won 16-0 in five innings. RICK CASSANO/STAFF

Prep softball: Shotwell’s walkoff bomb sends Fairfield to district finals

Shotwell was 3-for-4 with four RBIs for fifth-seeded Fairfield (19-5). Payton Blackman drove in two runs for the seventh-seeded Wolves (19-6).

The Indians will meet Greater Miami Conference rival Lakota West for a district championship at 5 p.m. on Friday at Lakota East. Fairfield and West split during the regular season.

Lindsey Mitchell was Fairfield’s winning pitcher Monday as she tossed a nine-hitter. Mitchell, Maiah Hodge and Maddie Schaeffer all contributed two hits for the Tribe, while Hodge, Schaeffer, Hannah Miller and Natalie Elliott added an RBI apiece.

West Clermont 012-020-0—5-9-1

Fairfield 300-002-3—8-11-3

WP — Lindsey Mitchell (13-2); LP — Reece Hampton (13-5); HR — F: Jordan Shotwell. Records: W 19-6, F 19-5

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