Prospect, Ore.-- Hard work is paying off for the Prospect Charter School's softball team.

The Cougar's won their softball playoff game and are one step closer to state champs. But back at their school the accomplishment is creating a conflict.

"The date's been set since the of beginning of the school year and its being changed on a whim."

A prospect parent did not want to disclose her identity but said she's upset about her daughter's senior graduation being postponed from Friday to Saturday.

It's just one day but she says now family won't be able to make it.

"I could most likely re-schedule even though its last minute. But she's decided not to walk. When I talk to her about it she's in tears just about and shes very upset."

The School's Superintendent, Don Alexander said he gave parents and students a fair warning.

"I told all the kids on Monday at graduation rehearsal if we win on Wednesday then graduation is on Saturday."

Alexander said he that the win didn't come until Wednesday, so that's why the notice came late.

"They were able to beat Regis and so we have to drive to Union Cove... that's about a 10 hour bus drive from here," said Alexander.

He said the softball players can't make it back in time with the 10 hour drive and said it wouldn't be same for the class to walk and not be complete.

"We oughta' be celebrating the fact that we have 17 wonderful seniors and 5 young ladies that are going to get the chance to pursue their dream in a state play off in soft ball."

Cougars, high school graduation, Prospect, Prospect Charter School, seniors, Softball, Softball Tournament

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