Vernon/Rockville Softball Just Misses State Title

Vernon/Rockville Softball Just Misses State Title

An amazing run ended just a couple of games too soon, as the Vernon/Rockville 9-10 Little League Softball All-Stars were knocked out of the championship round of the state tournament on July 29, with a 2-1 loss to Seymour.

The Vernon/Rockville team had already accomplished becoming District 8 and Section 4 champions, and would have had to win three games July 29-31 to capture the state banner.

Vernon opened the scoring, as Lexi Real reached home on a passed ball in the first inning. Seymour scored its first run on an error in the fourth. Seymour knocked in another run in the top of the sixth, and Vernon had runners on base in the bottom of the inning, but was unable to plate a...