Top row, from left: Coach Mike Koch, coach Rebekah Roth, Jenna Peschel, Abbey Eichelberger, Lauren Kilvington, Amberly Langer, Jessica Kennedy, Grace Sventek, coach Jordan Pearson. Bottom row: Toni Van House, Sydney Vasquez, Lisa Nadeau, Caitlyn Teske, Hannah Peschel, Delaney Norman.
After playing nearly 70 games over the summer, the Mounds View Softball Association’s 14U team had to have been exhausted but also proud of what it accomplished.
Front row, from left: Elizabeth Kelley, Maggie Durant, Julia Montgomery, Megan Kusterman, Madeline Herold. Back row: Youth 1st representative Mark Hendrick, assistant coach Greg Handrick, Grace Handrick, Anika Metz, Dafne Nunez-Hilton, Audrey Walsh, Selena Hernandez, Lauren McCulloch, head coach Troy McCulloch. Not pictured: Grace Countz, assistant coach Roman Hernandez.
A Mounds View Softball Association team was recently honored for its conduct at a tournament earlier this summer. The Thundering Herd 10U squad was presented with its Youth First Award July 26 at the Shoreview Community Center.
There used to be a segment on “Sesame Street” called “One of these things is not like the others.” The Concordia Academy fastpitch softball team was one of those unlike things compared to the other teams in the Class AA state tournament last week.
Mounds View took on Chisago during the Roseville Rumble softball tournament, which featured 25 teams and took place at Central Park June 4 and 5. Below, Mounds View’s Kelly Tekautz takes a swing at the ball.
For a team that finished five games below .500 in the regular season, the Roseville Area High School fastpitch softball team did well in the playoffs. The Raiders, seeded seventh in Section 4AAAA, finished third.