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Berkshire Force 14U Team Reaches Softball Tourney Final
09:37AM / Monday, June 19, 2017
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- The Berkshire Force 14-and-under softball team won two games on Sunday to reach the final of its two-day tournament at the Doyle Softball Complex, where the Force dropped a on-run decision to a team from New York's Capital District.
 
In its first game Sunday, an early lead helped the force defeat Greylock Thunder, 5-2.
 
The Force scored on a groundout by Jordyn Lummus in the first inning and a error in the second inning.
 
Sophia-Marie Groves earned the win, throwing six innings and allowing two runs and three hits while striking out four and walking one.
 
The Force collected 13 hits in the win. Kirsten Carrigan, Addison Lyon, and Jordyn Codding each had three hits.
 
Berkshire Force 5, Concord (Mass.), 2
 
An early lead again helped lift the Force.
 
Berkshire scored in the first inning on a groundout by Lummus in the first inning, a single by Lexi Sondrini, a single by Ellianna Christopher and in the second inning on a double by Taea Bramer in the second inning.
 
Addison Lyon earned the win. She went 3-2/3 innings, allowing no runs on two hits, three strikeouts and a walk.
 
The Force collected 10 hits. Bramer and Sondrini each had two.
 
Championship game
East Coast Impact 6, Berkshire Force 5
 
Once again, the Force jumped out early when Addison Lyon drove in a run with a single in the first inning.
 
But the Impact battled back and scored twice in the fourth to take the lead for good.
 
The Force collected nine hits. Codding and Sondrini each had multiple hits. Lyon, Sondrini, Kirsten Carrigan, and Szophia Lewis each drove in one run.
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