Riley Silvers Makes a Diving Snag from Behind the Plate

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Naperville Central catcher Riley Silvers makes an incredible catch from behind the plate for the Redhawks in the Regional Championship to earn Play of the Week! Presented by Trunnell Insurance.

Crosstown rivals and softball coaching legends Andy Nussbaum of Naperville Central and Jerry Kedziora from Naperville North go head to head in the regional championship. Both teams coming off shutout wins in the regional semifinals with the Redhawks defeating Plainfield East 6-0 and the Huskies topping Batavia 5-0.

In the bottom of the 4th inning, North outfielder Olivia Hebron goes to bunt with a runner on first base. Naperville Central catcher Riley Silvers with a fantastic play to lay out for the diving catch for the out. Great awareness on that one to get the mask off, find the ball and make the snag in a matter of seconds! Despite the stellar play, Naperville North went on to win the regional championship, ending the season for Riley Silvers and the Redhawks.

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