Inferno win Michigan ASA Class B state title
The Niles-Brandywine Girls Softball Association Inferno 12U captured the Michigan ASA Class B state title last weekend in Holland.
The Inferno defeated the Mid Michigan Heat 13-0 in the title game to become what is believed to be the first 12U Class B ASA championship from southwest Michigan.
The Inferno went 6-0 at the tournament in Holland and outscored their opponents 53-31.
In pool play, the Inferno defeated Mid Michigan Chaos 5-4 and the Lakeshore Storm 13-6.
In bracket play, the Inferno defeated the Mid Michigan FireStix 10-4 and Line Drive Maroon 6-4 in the semifinals.
Delani Nelson picked up the victory in all six games and hit .667 for the tournament. Other top hitters included Kennedy Byrd, who hit .500; Kelsey Barkman, who hit .476; and Samantha Woolverton, who hit .429 with a pair of inside-the-park home runs.
Ashleigh McIntyre hit .400 for the Inferno.
Every player on the Inferno attends either Niles or Brandywine and are all members of the NBGSA.
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