Little League Roundup: Senior Softball Heads to State Tourney
Bardo, Cox & Miller, Inc. (BCM), the District 15 Senior Softball champions, claimed the Section III championship with an 11-1 win over Mifflinburg, the District 13 representative, on July 14, completing a sweep in the best-of-three series.
BCM opened Section III play at Wysox on July 13, defeating Mifflinburg, 13-1.
The team now advances to the state championship tournament, which will be held in West Grove, Chester County on July 20-24.
BCM was scheduled to face DuBois, the Section I champ, in the tournament opener July 20. It will play the Section IV champion July 21 and has a bye on July 22. The top two teams from each of the two pools will enter the semifinals on July 23 with the championship game slated for July 24.
The winner advances to the East Region Tournament in Worcester, MA, on July 29 through Aug. 4.
The roster includes Wyalusing’s Lauren Chadwick, Morgan Doerner, Madison Eberlin, Claire Howard, Emily Faulkner, Ciera Holland, Arielle Kneller, Lisa Saxe, Savannah Schools; Northeast Bradford’s Abbey Cole, Naomi Gallagher and Mackenzie Moore and Towanda’s Carly Chaffee and Emily Gorman.
RTL battled its way through the consolation bracket of the Daniel J. Aquilio Tournament, capping the trek with a 12-2 win over Blue Ridge on July 13.
On July 15, Southern Tioga defeated RTL, 10-0, to claim the tournament championship.
RTL finished all-star play with a 6-4 record.