Attack 14U softball took second at the USSSA State Tourney. They are front (L to R) Brooklyn Bunch, Parker Gordon, Jadalyn Lopez and Isabella Markarewicz, and back Katie Bruzdewicz, Sophia Helm, Lainey Cannon, Lorelei Mahon and Alyssa Lubitz.

ALMONT — Attack 14U’s softball team, which includes Almont’s Brooklyn Bunch, registered a second-place finish at the USSA State Championship in Canton this past week.

The squad began tournament play Thursday with a 3-1 loss to Firecrackers.

Later that day, they evened their mark at 1-1 with a 5-0 win against Finesse.

The following day they improved to 2-1 on the strength of a 5-0 victory over MI Rage.

Saturday’s action began with a 9-1 triumph against MI Rage

The team then followed it up with a 6-1 semifinal win over T2.

That set the stage for a title clash versus Firecrackers. Their battle drew to a close with Firecrackers up by an 8-3 count.

Lainey Cannon (Clio) led the team with a 3-1 pitching mark She also batted at a .412 clip and collected nine RBI.

Bunch provided the squad with a .529 batting average, 10 runs scored and six stolen bases.

Jadalyn Lopez (Pontiac) contributed a .502 average to Attack’s cause.

Macomb’s Lorelei Mahon (.412 average), Swartz Creek’s Sophia Helm (three doubles and a home run) and Oxford’s Isabella Makarewicz (picked off two runners) supported their performances.

Katie Bruzdewicz (Macomb), Alyssa Lubitz (Novi) and Parker Gordon (Davison) rounded out Attack’s roster.

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.