The Delaware Freedom 12U softball team coached by Chuck Hudson played in the Delaware State Championships July 4 weekend. The tournament was held in Salisbury, Md., which has less-restrictive rules than Delaware.
The Freedom defeated Diamond State Swoop 27-2, then lost to Delaware Fury 9-2. Freedom was eliminated by Delaware Magic 12-11 in extra innings.
Here are the stats thru nine spring games (four played before the shutdown) as provided by coach Hudson, who was the statistician for the Cape girls’ basketball team. All players are from Sussex County.
Cape Region players
No. 99 Hayden Hudson, first base, Beacon Middle – .636 batting average, three doubles, three triples, 12 RBIs
No. 16 Abi Crouch, second base, Mariner Middle – .500 BA, 10 RBIs
No. 32 Delainie Monitzer, catcher, Sussex Academy – .444 BA, three doubles, one triple, eight RBIs
No. 7 Celina Sordi, third base, Sussex Academy – .353 BA, two doubles
No. 2 Brie Sordi, CF, Sussex Academy
Other Sussex County players
No. 22 Madison Myers, outfielder, Laurel Middle – .391 BA, three doubles, two triples, 12 RBIs
No. 13 Bella Marinelli, second base, Worcester Prep – .467 BA
No. 4 Anna Wiest, outfielder, Selbyville Middle
No. 14 Zoe Quillen, pitcher, Selbyville – 31 strikeouts in 17 2/3 innings pitched.