Several Locals Highlight ASA Softball Tourney


Pictures courtesy of Bart Sorenson

By R. Chantz Richens

The Carbon County Recreation Dino Quarry Classic 16U ASA Softball Tournament was hosted over the weekend and drew athletes from around the state as well as neighboring areas.

A total of seven teams participated in the tournament including the Carbon Dirt Devils, Pride hailing from Payson, Colorado Korruption, Juab Sting, Utah Assault, Bomb featuring players from across Northern Utah and Utah Valley Legend.

The players, all high-school age, competed over the weekend for the title of champions. The Utah Assault walked away with the coveted title with Payson’s Pride bringing home second and the Bomb taking third.

Though taking the semifinal match against Payson, the Utah Assault lost its next game en route to the championship, also against Payson, 8-5. In the final championship game against Pride, Utah Assault took the victory 5-1 with several Carbon natives represented in the game.

Kelsey Sorenson had a double as well as Chandelle Nichols who also nailed a single. Kinley Nelson and McKenna Sorenson both had singles in the tournament’s final match with McKenna Sorenson also pitching and tossing seven strikeouts in the game.

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