Rockford youth softball teams place at tournaments

Rockford’s U12 Black fastpitch team includes front row from left, Rylee Larson, Maggie Johnson, Breann Blanchard, Meghan Roggenkamp, Lily Jackson, Dayne Lowe and Ella Andrew. Back row, coach LeAnn Sather, Shelley Virnig, Emma Sather, Audrey Heidgerken, Julia Houghton, Calla Koshiol, Kaitlyn Eilderts and coach Brenda Blanchard. (Submitted photo)

Rockford Area Athletic Association’s fastpitch teams placed on at recent tournaments.

The U12 Black team captured first in the Gold Division of the Buffalo Bison Showdown Tournament June 11. The team posted six wins with one loss on the weekend.

Coaches are LeAnn Sather and Brenda Blanchard. Players include Rylee Larson, Maggie Johnson, Breann Blanchard, Meghan Roggenkamp, Lily Jackson, Dayne Lowe, Ella Andrew, Shelley Virnig, Emma Sather, Audrey Heidgerken, Julia Houghton, Calla Koshiol and Kaitlyn Eilderts.

Rockford combined three U8 teams to send two teams to the Becker Blast tournament June 10-11. The White team went 2-0-1 in the three games, while the Green team went 1-2.

Kristine Modrow and Grey Campbell coached the White squad. Players are Evelyn Wittnebel, Ellen Pfannenstiel, Allison Bervig, Regan Campbell, Livi Koshiol, Mayia Roelofs, Addison Kveene, Addison Modrow, Natalie Woodward, Heidi Eilderts and Lauryn Wittnebel.

The Green team included Teagan Weineck, Ireland Rebstock, Audra Engebretson, Delaney Tepley, Lexi Qualle, Brenna Tepley, Veronica Ferdig, Alex Bombard, Taylor Eikholt, Lilly Bury and Adriana Waschek. Coaches are Nick Qualle, Ryan Tepley, Jeremy Waschek, Ryan Bombard and Tom Weineck.

Rockford’s U8 White fastpitch team went 2-0-1 at the Buffalo tournament with front row from left, Evelyn Wittnebel, Ellen Pfannenstiel, Allison Bervig, Regan Campbell, Livi Koshiol and coach Kristine Modrow. Back row, coach Grey Campbell, Mayia Roelofs, Addison Kveene, Addison Modrow, Natalie Woodward, Heidi Eilderts and Lauryn Wittnebel. (Submitted photo)