Local Players compete in California, by Marla Jones

Players Kenzie Traylor
Kenzie Traylor pitches for the Sparks Elite in the PGF National Tournament.
Players Annabelle Brown
Annabelle Brown in action for the Fury 99 team in the PGF National Tournament.

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor


HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calf.— Two  players from the Plainview Varsity Lady Bears softball team are competing in the National Premier Girls Fastpitch Softball Tournament held in Huntington Beach, California this week.

While most girls are getting ready for the start of the new school year, Kenzi Traylor and Annabelle Brown are competing with their travel team and will miss the first two days of the new school year.  Kenzi, a ninth grader at Plainview is playing with the Sparks Elite travel team.  Annabelle, a senior at Plainview High School is playing with the Fury 99.

This tournament is one of the biggest softball tournaments in the country. To make it to this tournament is the highest achievement and the end to summer league softball. To play in this tournament, you must qualify.  Both travel teams qualified to attend this tournament in Atlanta, Georgia.   At press time, both teams were undefeated in bracket play.  To watch live feed of the games, go to www.flosoftball.com