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Blaze 10U takes second

The Bureau County Blaze 10U softball team went 3-1 to place second out of eight teams in the Pekin Avanti’s Dome March Shootout Tournament March 21-23. The Blaze defeated the CASA Chaos from Springfield, Kewanee Elite and Quad City Firebirds. The Blaze took second after losing a rematch vs. the Quad City Firebirds in the championship game. The 10U Blaze improved their season record to 17-1. Team members are (front row, from left) assistant coach Jason Krich, Olivia Alter, Darla Kepner, Bri Broers, Jenna O’Donnell, Katie Bates, Katie Sexton and head coach Brady Bushnell; and (back row) assistant coach Joe Bates, McKenna Solomon, Madison Krich, Trysta Foster, Elle Jarrett, Avery Bushnell, Paige Manning, Tyra Sayler and assistant coach Greg Sayler.  

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