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Local girls softball team 2nd at tourney

Team tryouts scheduled for July 17-24

By Cort Reynolds

FINDLAY--The Northwest Ohio Lady Buckeyes 16U softball travel team took second place during a tournament at Marathon Fields in Findlay last weekend. 

NWO went 4-1 in the tourney and lost in the finals to a team from Cleveland, 5-1.

The NWO squad consists of area players from Hardin Northern, Elida, Liberty-Benton, Carey, McComb, Shawnee, Riverside and Leipsic. 

Second team All-NWCC first baseman Catherine Overs of HN is a key player for the team. She will be a junior for the Lady Polar Bears in 2023-24.

Coached by Ada varsity softball assistant Rob Overs, the team is also holding try-outs the week of July 10 at the Elida High School field located at 4500 Sunnydale Street in Elida. 

Tryout times are from 6-8 p.m.

July 17- 16U

July 18 - 14U

July 19 - 12U

July 24 - for those who can't make a designated day

July 25 - rainout makeup