Alvinston’s Redick, Watford’s McLean advance to provincial softball final four


Sydney Redick of Alvinston had three hits, including a double to lead third-ranked Durham College to a 16-5 win over Seneca in the first round of the OCAA women’s softball championships in London on Thursday. She also had two RBI and scored twice.

Meantime, Jenna McLean of Watford had a pair of hits in Fanshawe’s 5-1 win over Conestoga Thursday. McLean was named a second team OCAA all-star this week after appearing in the top ten in most offensive categories in the province. She was among the leaders in hits, doubles, home runs, total bases, average and slugging percentage. She hit .438 on the season with 33 RBI and 26 runs scored.

The championship continues this morning with Durham playing Humber and Fanshawe taking on top ranked and unbeaten St. Clair at 9 and 11 am respectively.