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The North Platte Express: Front row, from left: Shayla Kummer, Reanna Crane, Sally Hengen and Shelby Webster. Back row: Coach Lonnie Parsons, Aura Adkisson, Christina Yoshida, Mikenzi Wiseman, Bri Schade, Sadie Vargas, Kayln Hahn, Kaite Franzen and Coach Mark Franzen.

The 16U North Platte Express fast-pitch softball team competed in the 18U division of the "2013 Sports Express Kickoff Classic" in Milford, May 4-5.

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In game one of pool play, the Express defeated the Oakland Rockets 8-3 behind homeruns by Kayln Hahn and Aura Adkisson. Kaite Franzen was the winning pitcher.

The Express faced the Nebraska Storm in game two. The Express won 9-6 with Shayla Kummer going 3-3 at the plate. Pitcher Kaite Franzen got the win.

The Express entered the gold division in tournament play and faced the Sports Express in game one. Strong hitting from Kaite Franzen, Christina Yoshida, and Sadie Vargas propelled the Express to a 6-3 victory and a berth in the championship game. Shayla Kummer was the winning pitcher.

In the championship game, the Express faced undefeated Wahoo Elite. Wahoo's pitching proved to be too much, as the Express only managed four hits and one run on a Mikenzi Wiseman homerun.

The Express fell 11-1, finishing as the runner-up and posting a 3-1 record in the 18U Gold tournament.

Next, the Express will be in action May 18-19 at the Aloha tournament in Lincoln.


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The North Platte Bulletin - Published 5/6/2013
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