Prep Softball

Lisbon softball coach Bob Bunting hits 1,200 wins

Lions sweep Calamus-Wheatland

Lisbon Coach Bob Bunting talks to his players at the state softball tournament last year. Bunting earned his 1,200th car
Lisbon Coach Bob Bunting talks to his players at the state softball tournament last year. Bunting earned his 1,200th career victory Thursday. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

LISBON — Softball coach Bob Bunting reached the 1,200-win plateau Thursday when Lisbon swept Calamus-Wheatland, 12-0 and 15-5, in a Tri-Rivers Conference doubleheader at the field that bears his name.

Bunting, 75, is in his 51st year at Lisbon. He owns a record of 1,200-632. He has led eight teams to state, including championships in 1994, 1995 and 1996. The Lions were third last year.

Lisbon is 4-0 this season.

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