Girls 10U team runners-up in state championship

By LAURA BROOKHART / Community Columnist

Helena Girls 10U Park & Rec All-Stars finished second place in the USSSA Alabama All-Star Park and Rec State Championship.

Excitement was running high as the team played seven games in three days to get to the Championship game—four consecutive games on Saturday and two back-to-back on Sunday, followed immediately by the Championship game.

Pictured are: top row, from left, coaches Sue Parsons, Keith Osborn, Michael Darabaris, Rick Sprouse (head coach) and Jeffery Fulmer; second row, from left, Cameron Darabaris, Kenadi Sprouse, Hannah Williams, Audrey Booen, Alex DiFeo and Marlee Parsons; and third row, from left, Lauren Sivley, Baleigh Prestage, Mallory West, Samantha Justice, Jocelyn Fulmer and Ily Byrd.