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This year’s season kept us busy! 3 daughters, playing on 4 teams, and 1 subbing on another team made for LOTS of softball this summer!  Yesterday was the final day of the season. What will we do with all our free time? 🙂

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Our 10U Magic travel team took 2nd place in the Dazzler’s Tournament.  The girls won all 3 pool play games on Saturday and 2 on Sunday to go to the championship game!  My Rae (in the middle, on the left holding the team trophy), pitched 4 games and got MVP for game 1 on Sunday!

 

Yesterday (July 26th) was the last game day for our house league- award day.  Each division plays and there are awards and pizza after each game.  Our morning started at 8:15am for warm-ups with game 1 at 9am:

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Rae’s 10U house team went 9-1 during the season and won the final game 10-8 for 1st place! Rae was given the game ball by her coach (I’m the assistant) for her amazing game.  She made 6 outs, including an unassisted double play while playing short stop. She pitched the last 3 innings; one of them was a 9 pitch inning. The last inning, 2 outs, up by 2 runs, girls on base…and she struck the batter out!

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Nina’s 13U house team took 2nd place with a 7-2 win!  Went to the final game in 4th place (with a 5-2-2 record), took a win and placed 2nd overall!  Nina pitched 3 inning with 5 strike outs, only allowing 2 runs, caught 4 pop flies, including the game winning out- the umpire told her to keep the ball that was in her glove because she deserved it!

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And, the final game of the day was Juli’s 8U team.  Love this division- no stress, no real drama and everyone gets a first place trophy! 🙂  Juli played well, hitting pitches (it’s a coach pitch division, but if the batter is struggling, a tee is brought out to keep the game moving) and making outs!

Now for a couple weeks off until the try outs for the 2015 season!

Thanks for letting me brag about my girls- I am just so proud of how far they’ve come! 🙂

Hope all my followers and readers have a had a fun, eventful summer! Leave a comment describing your summer activities!

 

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