Monadnock teams compete at states
The Monadnock Under 12 softball team went 2-1 in pool play before reaching the semifinals in the state tournament this past weekend.
Monadnock beat Pelham 19-1 and the Granite State Rockers 17-0, and fell to Londonderry 6-0 in pool play. The squad then beat Windham 11-5 before falling to Litchfield 8-3 in the semis.
The Monadnock Under 10 softball team went 0-3 in pool play but bounced back to upset No. 1 seed Southern NH in the first round of the elimination tournament.
Shelby Babin pitched 5 innings in the upset win and Sam Hughson pitched the final four innings of the nine-inning marathon matchup. Four times in extra innings the winning run was on third base and twice Monadnock threw the runner out at home.