2011-08-11 / Sports

Softball Team Wins World Series



The PA Poison U11 Softball team recently competed at the USSSA World Series in Maumee, Ohio. The team did a fantastic job and finished in third place, winning six games in a row to get to the semifinals, where they lost to the Ohio Lady Lasers. During the entire visit to the World Series, the team played 12 games over five days. Following pool play, the Poison players suffered a loss and fought their way back through the losers bracket to appear in the semis. Three of the Poison Players named to the All-Tournament All-Star team were Cierra Beaver, Laken Myers and Olivia Mottern. The team is made up of girls from the tri-state region, several attend Greencastle, Chambersburg, Washington County schools and Southern Fulton. Pictured, back row, left: coaches Amber Myers, Brian Mottern and Denny Kauffman; middle row: Bethany Smith, Megan Black, Sami Bender, Olivia Mottern, Cierra Beaver and Laken Myers; front row: Kaitlin Wolfe, Tierra Kauffman, Katie Wise, Jordyn Amsley and MacKenzie Oberholzer. The PA Poison U11 Softball team recently competed at the USSSA World Series in Maumee, Ohio. The team did a fantastic job and finished in third place, winning six games in a row to get to the semifinals, where they lost to the Ohio Lady Lasers. During the entire visit to the World Series, the team played 12 games over five days. Following pool play, the Poison players suffered a loss and fought their way back through the losers bracket to appear in the semis. Three of the Poison Players named to the All-Tournament All-Star team were Cierra Beaver, Laken Myers and Olivia Mottern. The team is made up of girls from the tri-state region, several attend Greencastle, Chambersburg, Washington County schools and Southern Fulton. Pictured, back row, left: coaches Amber Myers, Brian Mottern and Denny Kauffman; middle row: Bethany Smith, Megan Black, Sami Bender, Olivia Mottern, Cierra Beaver and Laken Myers; front row: Kaitlin Wolfe, Tierra Kauffman, Katie Wise, Jordyn Amsley and MacKenzie Oberholzer.

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