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Blaze 14u second at state

The 14U Bureau County Blaze 95 team placed second in the state tournament against 42 other teams from the state of Illinois this weekend in Bloomington.

Along the way, the Blaze went 7-2, defeating the Pekin Little Lettes, the Washington Cobras, Mid Illini Mayhem and the Monticello Magic twice, the Alton Flames and the BNGSA Blue Thunder before dropping games to the Alton Flames.

The team will compete in Moline before heading to Terre Haute, Ind. to compete in the Northern National tournament at the end of the month.

Team members include Barbi Prokup and Lanie Schweickert of Peru, Kaylene Gibbs, Nicole Yaklich, Sara Seitsema, Allison Von Holten and Brooke Kamphuis of Princeton, Susan Brummel of Sheffield, Megan Foes of Mineral, Ashlyn Kennedy of Mendota, and Torri Wyzgowski of Oglesby.

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