Attack 12U took second at the Super Select PGF Michigan State Championship in Stevensville recently. They are Mackenzie Aguinaga, Tara Tencza, Brooklyn Bunch, Sophia Helm and Lorelei Mahon; middle Isabella Makarewicz, Ashley Stafford, Jaycee Reams, Lainey Cannon and Makayla Bruman; and back coaches Brian Bunch, George Tencza and Joe Helm.


TRI-CITY AREA — The Almont Attack 12U softball team earned a second-place finish at the Super Select PGF Michigan State Championship recently.

Stevensville is where the tournament unfolded.

Almont Attack started things off with a 6-2 setback to Hurricanes on Friday, June 26.

Later that day, Almont Attack evened their mark at 1-1 with a 1-0 win against Midwest Texas Glory.

Saturday’s action saw the team pick up a 6-3 victory over Michigan Bolts; register a 5-1 triumph against Finesse Hool; and obtain a 6-0 win over Finesse Gee.

The following day saw Almont Attack notch a 2-1 victory against Hurricanes.

That placed them in the championship game where Midwest Texas Glory provided their opposition.

When that contest drew to a close, Midwest Texas Glory had prevailed via a narrow 1-0 count.

Almont’s Brooklyn Bunch and Clio’s Lainey Cannon led the team, hitting around .400 each. Bunch and Cannon added four stolen bases and five RBI, respectively, to their cause.

Oxford’s Isabella Makarewicz also proved an offensive standout for Almont attack, finishing with six runs scored.

Cannon (three wins and two saves over 26 innings, with just one earned run allowed) and Algonac’s Jaycee Reams (two wins) handled the pitching responsibilities for Almont Attack.

Ashley Stafford (Richmond), Makayla Bruman (North Branch), Mackenzie Aguinaga (Emmett), Tara Tencza (Almont), Sophia Helm (Swartz Creek) and Lorelei Mahon (Macomb) joined them on the Almont Attack’s roster. They were coached by Brian Bunch, George Tencza and Joe Helm.

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.