Thursday July 23, 2015
11/12 Softball All-Star Team
In only the second year of fielding an All-Star softball team at the 11/12 level, South Burlington Little League captured the District 1 title in Winooski, June 29. The team finished undefeated in the District 1 tournament, with a 6-0 record. They moved on to the Vermont State Tournament held in Swanton from July 10 to July 14. They finished with a 2-2 record, and despite a strong effort, lost in the championship game to Lyndon. Players on the team are Taylor Arnold, Anna Borrazzo, Sarah Brown, Dyllynn Burton, Ruth Croxford, Rachel Hebert, Madison Hebert, Shea O’Connor, Anisha, Saini, Tori Smith, Emily Swan, and Lyssa Tan. The team is coached by Chris Hebert (manager), Ed Borrazzo, and Jeff Arnold, and received valuable assistance from Deirdre Phalon, the FHTMS softball coach. The team parent is Lisa Hebert and the All-Stars Coordinator for both the 9/10 and 11/12 teams is Cindy Tan.
9/10 Softball All-Star Team
This year’s 9/10-year-old South Burlington Little League Softball All-Star team brought out their personal best during their recent District 1 tournament, outscoring opponents 61-16 in 6 games. Although a tough 4-3 loss took them out of the winners bracket; the team battled back to win three straight including two back-to-back wins over the same opponent to win the District 1 Championship July 12. The following weekend, the team competed in the Vermont State Tournament held in St. Johnsbury where they finished 1-2 with both losses coming by only 1 run, and the one win a decisive 17-2 victory. Players on the team are Samantha Adams, Sana Alnamee, Reese Bailey, Emily Borrazzo, Sophia Bouffard, Devon Cherry, Jaydenne Garbarino, Mia Kaczmarek, Samara Plunkett, Emma Stevens, Samara Tucker and Catherine White. The team is coached by Tim Kaczmarek (manager), Steve Garbarino and Donna Kaczmarek, and regularly assisted by Keith Bailey and Dave Bouffard. The team parent is Carrie Plunkett and the All-Stars Coordinator for both the 9/10 and 11/12 teams is Cindy Tan.