Congratulations to our Miami Springs 12U Lightning Softball team for winning the prestigious Briana Marie Cox Memorial tournament (May 18-20) at Seminole Palms Park in Royal Palm Beach, FL for the first time in the program’s history.
Despite missing two players to injury and only having 9 available for the two-day tournament, the 12U Lightning went 6-0, allowing just 5 runs in pool play and 2 runs in elimination bracket play.
The 12U Lightning defeated Jupiter Seahawks (12-4), Texas Glory (9-0) and the Lady Ballers of Boca (6-1) in pool play. Once in the tournament bracket, the 12U Lightning beat Cape Coral Renegades 5-0 to reach the semifinals and knocked out the Boca Impact 13-1 to reach the tournament finals. In the title game, the Miami Springs 12U Lightning defeated the Martin County Cruisers 6-1.
Players for the 12U Lightning are: Alexa Torres, Amani Stanley, Arianna Alonso, Ashley Mara Saud, Emily Gonzalez, Giovanna Khoury, Meagan Villazon, Mia Gil, Natalie Maestre, Sarah Breaux, and Sofia Garcia. Coaches are: Alex Torres, Will Gill, Greg Maestre and Jorge Villazon.