Alabaster 6U softball places second in state tournament.

The Alabaster 6U All-Star softball team recently placed second overall in the 6U state tournament. The team placed first and second, respectively, in two pre-area tournaments before winning its area tournament to qualify for the state tournament. (Contributed)

The Alabaster 6U All-Star softball team recently placed second overall in the 6U state tournament. The team placed first and second, respectively, in two pre-area tournaments before winning its area tournament to qualify for the state tournament. (Contributed)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Alabaster 6U softball All-Star team just finished up a successful season. The team placed first in the first pre-area tournament and second in the second pre-area tournament. Following the first two impressive tournaments, the team followed up by winning the area tournament as well, which allowed them to go compete at the state tournament. The girls went to the state tournament, which was played from June 25-27, and placed second.

The girls had an amazing run from start to finish and this was one of the more impressive performances from one of the Alabaster recreation teams in a few years. The team was presented was presented with various types of trophies including a second place ring. The team was head coached by Rick Ellis the players are as follows.

Blakely Davis, Willa Bedsole, Payton Epperson, Taylor Howard, Morgan Adolphus, Jillian Kato, Whitney Holtzapfel, Allie Rae Ellis, Kenzie Bailey, Ebbi Vandervort, Neely McKim, Ashlynn Brock.