Hamilton finds heartbreak with 1-0 loss to Lebanon in D-I district final: ‘We gave everything we have’

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Hamilton High School's Emili Schappacher reacts after sliding safely into second base May 18, 2023, during a Division I district softball final against Lebanon at Lakota East. Lebanon won 1-0 in eight innings. RON ALVEY/CONTRIBUTOR

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP — The end was brutal for Hamilton High School’s softball team. 

Big Blue gave powerhouse Lebanon all it could handle Thursday in a Division I district championship game, but fell 1-0 in eight innings on a bloop single over a drawn-in infield. 

HHS (17-8) could only




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