Pictured from left are (top) coach Matt Hazelton, Madison Hazelton, Kaitlyn Bremer,Kezi Simmons, Gracyn Hamernik,Lauren Kreckow, coach Casey Miller, (bottom) Nadia Dieterman,Elanna Kohner,Carli Zetah,Dez Dotterwick,Avery Engbrect, and Claire Miller.
Team Blue takes tourney championship
Team Blue 14u battled it out in the Queen of Diamonds Tournament on Saturday, July 18t, in St. Charles. They were 14u champions and played three innings of international tie breaker to secure the victory in an exciting eight-inning game. In the first game they won 12-2 against Buffalo; in the second game they won 9-6 versus New Ulm, a team who beat them in the state championship last summer, and last they won 7-6 against River City Rage in the championship due to a hard hit ball to right center by Dez Dotterwick. Lauren Kreckow did the work in the circle the last five innings of the championship to help secure the win.