BDA Elite 16U softball squad finishes second in World Series
The Weirton-based BDA Elite 16U girls softball team participated in the North American All Sanctioned World Series at Berliner Park in Columbus. It finished in second place out of 52 teams in the bracket (107 total), going 8-2. From left, front, are Brooke Ohler (Brooke), Rebekah Shoemaker (Madonna), Haley Birmingham (Brooke), Maddie Brenstuhl (Edison) and Maleaha Misch (Brooke). Standing are head coach Joe Birmingham, Alli Grimes (Edison), DoriAnn Kins (John Marshall), Shelby Thomas (Martins Ferry), coach Bobby Kins, Mikayla Petrisko (Edison), Bailie Murphy (Catholic Central), Nicole Shoemaker (Madonna) and coach Shane Misch.