Bay Bandits run off with championship

Coaches Jason Martin and Robert Marcis with the Bay Bandits team, from left: Renee Duffy, Ellie Farrell, Molly Rodgers, Maggie Millett, Marin Fitzpatrick, Kayla Martin, Riley Millett, Katie Carney, Ryann Marcis, Lucy Mastromatteo, Sophia Anghilante. Not pictured: Lauren Cseh, Grace Pierce, Ruthie Bisson, Lucy Bisson. Photo by Jodee Rodgers

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.

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Volume 7, Issue 15, Posted 9:44 AM, 08.04.2015