Tri-Valley Twisters took second at the NSA Summerslam Tourney. They are front (L to R) managers Elise Deshetsky and Kendal Kirk; middle Macie Bugg, Mikayla Pasternak, Rachel Brinker and Julia Donaldson; and back Ashlyn Pasternak, Hope Schriber, Natasha Bickel, Alana Deshetsky, Hannah Carmak and Carly Kalbfleisch.

IMLAY CITY — Tri-Valley Twisters 16U softball squad, which lists Imlay City’s Hope Schriber on their roster, notched a second-place showing at the NSA Summerslam Tournament recently.

The tournament was contested in Grand Blanc.

The team began tournament action Saturday, July 17 with a 10-1 win against Fenton Fastpitch.

Later that day, Tri-Valley Twisters picked up a 6-1 victory over Michigan Legends 16U and registered a 14-3 against Sharks 16U.

The following day Tri-Valley Twisters opened bracket action with a 15-5 win over Michigan Riptide 15U.

They then followed it up with a 10-2 semifinal victory against MBS Jets 15U.

Tri-Valley Twisters then closed out their tournament stint with a 9-5 loss to Michigan Sabercats 15U Aldred.

Joining Schriber on the roster of Tri-Valley Twisters were Brown City’s Carly Kalbfleisch plus North Branch’s Ashlyn Pasternak, Hannah Carmak, Macie Bugg, Mikayla Pasternak, Rachel Brinker, Julia Donaldson, Natasha Bickel and Alana Deshetsky.

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.