Lexa Forti slides beats a throw to the base for the Foster Oilers 14U softball squad.

TRI-CITY AREA — The Foster Oilers 14U softball team, which lists Imlay City’s Lexa Forti and Almont’s Lydia Lacavera on its roster, went 2-3 at the Storm Summer Classic this past week.

Byron Center is where the games were contested.

They got their tournament stint underway Friday with a 4-0 loss to Lakeshore Storm 14U Sleeman.

Later that day, the team fell to 0-2 with a 9-6 setback to Midland Lady Explorers Miller.

Saturday’s action Foster Oilers bounce back with a 6-5 win against South Coast Blues ’06 and obtain an 8-0 victory over Turnin 2 14U Koch.

The team then exited tournament play with a 7-0 setback to Attack ’07.

Tabitha Furlin (St. Clair), Cameron McDonald (Clinton Township), Ryan Quain (Marysville), Gabby Johnson (Macomb Township), Mia Simons (Marine City), Melanie Courneya (Macomb Township), Emmi Hildreth (Richmond) and Rachelle Schweihofer (St. Clair) joined Forti and Lacavera on the squad.

Kevin Kissane

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.