Bay Bandits run off with championship
The Bay Bandits, the U10 Bay travel softball team, won four consecutive games to win the Emerald Necklace Softball Championship in North Royalton, on July 16-18. The girls snapped an 11-game losing streak and beat the three top-seeded teams of North Royalton, Independence and Brunswick.
Sophia Anghilante pitched four phenomenal games. With a tie score in the final inning of the championship game, Ryann Marcis hit into a fielder's choice, scoring the winning run. The team is coached by Robert Marcis and Jason Martin.