IMLAY CITY — Imlay City’s Macie Stine helped the Michigan Generals to a second-place finish among 15 teams at the NSA Open Division 11U World Series recently.
Crown Point, Indiana is where the tournament was contested July 19-23.
The team began their successful tournament run with a 10-3 win against NWI Lady Vipers (Indiana) on Wednesday, July 19.
They then closed out pool play Thursday, July 20 with an 11-5 victory over Manteno Raptors (Illinois).
That left them as the number seed in their pool.
Michigan Generals then obtained a 12-0 bracket play triumph against Michigan Renegades and 9-1 win over Michigan Generals on Friday, July 21.
The following day saw them secure a 2-1 victory over Crown Point (Indiana) and drop a 6-1 verdict to Midwest Pride (Indiana).
That placed them in the loser’s bracket.
Michigan Generals then went up against Crown Point (Indiana) next on Sunday, July 23. Their encounter drew to a close with Michigan Generals ahead 3-1.
That outcome meant they would play Midwest Pride (Indiana) next for tournament honors.
When the final scores were tallied, Midwest Pride earned an 11-0 championship game triumph over Michigan Generals.
Stine collected four singles, a double and a triple in 17 at bats for the tournament.
She also pitched seven innings, allowing five hits, two walks and striking out eight along the way.
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.