Vermillion Blaze wins Dakota Fastpitch Tourney

Vermillion Blaze wins Dakota Fastpitch Tourney
The Vermillion Blaze 12 & Under girls' softball team went 3-0 to win the Dakota Fastpitch League Tournament held in Elk Point July 7 and 8.

Blaze � 16

Yankton Spitfire � 4


The Blaze opened the tournament behind a solid pitching performance from Elizabeth Bye. She struck out three while walking only two in the five inning game. Recording hits for the Blaze were Carlee Sorensen, Claire Jones, Elizabeth Bye, Lexi Regnerus, Ellen Brown and Courtney Johnson. Brown scored four runs while Johnson scored three times.

Blaze � 13

Yankton Gems � 0

The Blaze advanced to the finals behind a three-inning no hitter from Elizabeth Bye. Only one Yankton batter reached base. Leading the offense was Claire Jones and Bye, who each had two hits. Also recording base hits were Carlee Sorensen and Chynna Stevens.

Blaze � 15

Elk Point-Jefferson � 6

The Blaze captured the championship as Elizabeth Bye picked up her third win on the tournament.

Registering base hits for Vermillion were Lexi Regnerus, Bye, Courtney Johnson, Ellen Brown, Beth Szymonski and Sarah Szymonski.

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