Using solid pitching and defense, the Gardner Ice softball team brought back third place honors from the summer Blast tournament at Lone Elm Park last weekend.
“I was very proud of the effort, said coach Steve Adamson. “We played better as the tournament progressed.”
Top pitching performances came from Chelsie Gilner, Olvia Schultz and Jaclyn Adamson.
Solid defense and hitting was provided by Taylor Finnell, Bethany Schultz, Hannah Flores, Sara Coble, Abby Weems, Tori Lafferty and Sarah Gilner.
The Ice recently wrapped up league play with a 5-3 record and will conclude tournament play this weekend at the Blue Valley Recreation Complex.
Playing for the Gardner Ice were Sarah Gilner, Chelsie Gilner, Hannah Flores, Sara Coble, Olivia Schultz, Bethany Schultz, Jaclyn Adamson, Abby Weems, Jessica Gilner (Team Assistant),Nicole Johnson (Team Manager) and Tori Lafferty.