Thursday, June 21, 2012
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Lincoln Chill 12U capture 1st place

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[June 21, 2012]  The Lincoln Chill 12U softball team won first place in the Lincoln Summer Chill 12U Tournament last weekend at the Lincoln Rec Center softball diamonds. The team went 5-0, outscoring their opponents 54 runs to five runs.

The team was led offensively by Libby Burris, who had nine singles and six RBIs for the series, followed closely by Aurora Board with seven singles, two doubles and seven RBIs, and Kayla Maly with seven singles, three doubles and 11 RBIs.

Defensively the team held tough with an overall fielding percentage of .918.

On the mound, Lincoln Chill pitchers Anna Hayes, Kayla Maly and Haley Sieg got it done, recording an impressive combined 27 strikeouts, six walks, three shutouts and one perfect no-hitter.

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The team will compete in a Bloomington tournament this weekend, followed by a Springfield tournament the last week of June, and will close out the season with a trip to the Illinois Amateur Softball Association state tournament in Moline July 5-8. The last home game will be on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Lincoln Junior High School.

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