Strong second half prepares Panthers

The Fillmore Central/Exeter-Milligan softball team started its season losing seven of its first eight games, but co-head coach Steve Adkisson knew, even then, that stretch was going to prepare his team for what lied ahead.

The Panthers went on to win 20 of their last 21 games to finish the season and then win the Class C, District 4 tournament, qualifying for their third state tournament in four years.

"Both communities and both schools are very excited to be back in the state tournament," Adkisson said.

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