Independence scored four runs in the fourth inning and went on to beat Rittman, 6-2, in a sectional semifinal on Tuesday.
Independence shook off a sloppy start and cruised to a 9-2 win over visiting Chippewa in a Division III sectional semifinal on Thursday.
Independence avoided a letdown game following two key conference wins this week by closing out league play with a 9-4 win over visiting Trinity on Wednesday.
Strong performances from several athletes coupled with quality depth led the Independence girls’ track team to first place at the Cuyahoga Heights Relays on Saturday.
Led by junior Skylar Leichliter, Independence athletes won seven individual events on the way to a second-place finish in both the boys’ and girls’ competitions at the 2021 Dan Potopsky Invitational on Tuesday.