West Central Hurricanes win Ben Davis all-star challenger

Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Members of the champion West Central Hurricanes are (front, from left) Regan Keller, Skyler Hensley, Madi Tharp, Bethanie Burgeson, Kenlee Johnson and Casey Bell, (middle) Gracie Foster, Madison Fauvergue, Morgan Keefer, Ashley Jarvis, Julia Burke, Catherine Sinclair, (back) Coaches Dave Keller, Glen Foster, Bruce Fauvergue, Diana Lawson, Bret Sinclair and Jerilyn Sinclair.

The West Central Hurricanes 10 and under fast pitch softball team, made up of six players from Greencastle and six players from Belleville, won the Ben Davis All-Star challenger on June 28 and 29.

The team competed in pool play on Saturday defeating New Palestine 13-2, Whiteland 11-3 and the traveling team Lawerence Xplosion 8-7. In the Xplosion game, the Hurricanes scored eight runs in the final inning to enter single elimination tournament on Sunday as the No. 1 seed.

The West Central team defeated the Xplosion again on Sunday and seized the championship with a win over New Palestine 12-3.

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