School board congratulates Shiloh Middle School Girl’s Softball team

The Shiloh Middle School Softball team was recognized for their trip to the State tournament. (O’Fallon Weekly Photo by Angela Simmons)

The Shiloh Middle School Girl’s Softball team went to the state championship, but was knocked out in their first game against Christopher Junior High at the tournament in Pinckneyville. The Shiloh District 85 school board celebrated the team at their October meeting, and congratulated them on a great season.

Coach Jason VanAusdall spoke to the board, saying that he couldn’t take any of the credit, but spoke of the girls’ hard work, great ethics and great family support. VanAusdall said he worked the girls hard, practicing six days per week.

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