After winning their first tournament game Saturday, June 21, the Lake Placid Dixie Youth 11-12 year old softball team had to wait out some postponements due to inclement weather before taking the field Wednesday night, June 25, to finish things up. And finish they did! They routed Avon Park, 17-0, to take the Dixie Youth District 5 Championship in fine style.
The Lake Placid girls pretty much settled the issue with a seven-run rally in the initial frame. Jacee Turner drove in the first run with a single. Kalisha Jones followed with a resounding triple to left field. Several Lake Placid runners walked, reached on errors and stole around the bases: Jones, Sariah Barajas and Sydney Wells each demonstrated larceny with their feet.
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