HARRISONBURG, Va. -- For Elon's Ally Repko and Kathy Bocock, the CAA Softball Championship is a return home to the Shenandoah Valley.
Repko, a sophomore who starts at third base for the Phoenix, was a prep star at Broadway High School. She has started 53 games in 2019 while batting .280 with eight home runs and 25 RBI.
Bocock, Elon's head coach, grew up in Dayton and attended Turner Ashby High School.
Elon will play James Madison for CAA Softball Championship title Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. The Phoenix will have to defeat the Dukes twice to claim the title.