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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Fierke finds her place at Western Kentucky

Joliet West's Savannah Fierke winds up to pitch during a game in 2019. The Herald-News Softball Player of the Year recently committed to Western Kentucky to continue her softball and academic career.
Joliet West's Savannah Fierke winds up to pitch during a game in 2019. The Herald-News Softball Player of the Year recently committed to Western Kentucky to continue her softball and academic career.

When Joliet West's standout pitcher Savannah Fierke made her presence known on the state softball scene by being a key cog in the Tigers run to the Class 4A State Tournament in 2019, it was easy to envision a scenario where the then-sophomore would have plenty more opportunities to make a heavy impression on collegiate recruiters.

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