12U goes 5-1 in Roselle, takes 2nd in first tournament of the season

Sara in the circle12U Runner in Roselle

Illinois Shockwave 12U started their tournament season with a second-place win at the Roselle Rockers 5th Annual Spring Swing Softball Tournament in Batter in RoselleRoselle on May 14th and May 15th. Maddie gets the out at 2ndThe team earned a 3rd seed after going undefeated in pool play on Saturday defeating Stone City Sharks (8-6) and Lockport Pride (12-5). The team returned for single elimination play on Sunday to face Downer’s Grove Rebels in the first round (10-0) moving on to face Naperville Diamonds in the second round (9-4). That win advanced Illinois Shockwave to the semi-finals where they defeated Yorkville (7-1). In the championship round, Illinois Shockwave faced the home team, the Roselle Rockers. Despite outhitting the Rockers 12 to 9, Illinois Shockwave lost 8-4 in seven innings. Coach KC Liberty, Coach Greg Kapsimalis and Coach Rocky Sapienza were very happy with the team’s performance and are looking forward to a great season. Congrats to 12U on such a strong start! #LikeAGlenviewGirlRoselle 2nd Place

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