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The West University 10U Wave
The West University 10U Wave softball team (pictured) won the 2015 ASA State Championship tournament. Over the tournament weekend, the Wave played 15 games, including eight consecutive games in 14 hours on the final day. After winning the first game, the Wave lost the second game, sending the team to the losers’ bracket. The Wave then won nine straight elimination games to reach and win both the championship and “if” games. Team members are (back row, from left) manager Michael McConn, coaches Matthew Smith, Richard Ou, Joshua Pesikoff; (middle row, from left) Tali Kalmans, Vivian Montoya, Natalie Ou, Natalie Montoya, Ella Smith, Annie McConn; (bottom row, from left) Lily Pesikoff, Kelsey Koenig, Naya Rhemtulla, Emma Poirot, Caroline Steely and Jane Culwell. Not pictured: coach Rachel Steely.
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