Rocket U10 fastpitch team takes third in playoffs

Rockford’s U10 fastpitch team is pictured top row from left, coach Zeb McInerny, Ella McInerny, Emily Becker, Khloe Hunter, Sammi Howell, Sarah Buchholtz, Nora Piela and assistant coach Roger Piela. Front row, Ashley Storz, Frannie Wachholz, Anna Feyen, Ava Sather and Bailey Anderson. Missing is assistant coach Derek Rebischke and Emma Rebischke. (Submitted photo)

By Dave Pedersen

Crow River News Sports

The Rockford U10 fastpitch team picked up a third place finish in the 11-team EWCFL State Tournament last weekend in Delano.

Rockford started with a 7-4 loss to Delano 3 before defeating St. Michael-Albertville 4 7-1 to secure their spot in the final rounds.

The Rockets were denied a shot at the championship when losing 5-4 to Delano 1, but rallied against St. Michael-Albertville 2 to win 3-2 to secure the third place trophy.

The Rockford pitchers were Frannie Wachholz Anna Feyen and Ella McInerny.