Forks U10 softball players honored for their championships
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The team was escorted by Forks city police to Tillicum Park, where the young players and their families were treated to a picnic.
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Last week members of the team were honored at the Forks City Council meeting at City Hall.
A proclamation recognizing the members of the team was read at the meeting.
Council member Bruce Guckenberg said that a sign is in the works for the north end of Forks to commemorate the team's achievement.
The team's 12-game winning streak resulted in both the state tournament and regional 10U softball titles.
Forks dominated the state tournament in Othello, going a perfect 6-0 while outscoring opponents 85-3 to win the state championship for the first time.
Forks then went 6-0 at the regional championships in the desert heat of Meridian, Idaho, outscoring the other teams 41-9 in capturing its first ever regional title.
Overall, Forks outscored its state and regional opponents 126-12, or by an average of 10.5-1 in every game.
READ MORE, AND SEE A TEAM PHOTO: "Forks 10U softball team ends magical ride through postseason": http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20130723/news/307239986
Last modified: August 23. 2013 1:27PM